Movies like The Loner

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The Loner (1987)
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The Loner (1987)
Original name: Le Solitaire
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A cop is looking for the killer of his friend.
Style: rough, exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, vengeance, fighting crime, loss of partner, crimes, crime, law enforcement, police detective, police officer killed, police chase, graphic violence, chase, chases and races, rivalry, godparent, police, orphan, cemetery, nightclub, swimming pool, murder, godfather, police violence, revenge, hold up ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france, europe

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Most similar movies to The Loner

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about crimes, law enforcement, crime, graphic violence, rivalry, murder and chases and races mostly in Crime, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like The Loner: The Outsider (1983), The Professional (1981), Go Fast (2008), Hunter Will Get You (1976), The Night Caller (1975). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Outsider (1983)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In another typical Jean-Paul Belmondo vehicle, the French action hero plays a policeman prone to advancing the cause of justice by any means necessary. On his agenda is a powerful drug cartel working out of Paris and Marseilles, with a drug lord ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, police officer, car chase, crimes, fighting crime, drug abuse, injustice, lone wolves, gangsters, hotshot hero, chases and races, drug lord ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980
Place: paris france, france, europe, marseille provence, marseille ...
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67%
The Professional (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: French secret agent Joss Baumont is sent to kill the president Njala of an African country. However, a counter-order is given before he can execute his mission and he is abandoned in the hands of foreign authorities. He escapes and seeks revenge by ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination attempt, prison, assassination, revenge, chases and races, government agency, fighting the system, against the rules, on the run, tough heroes, lone hero, secret agents ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: paris france, france, europe, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Go Fast (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Marek, a crime squad officer, sets out to avenge the death of his partner and best friend, who was killed by drug traffickers. He asks for a posting to a new undercover unit created to infiltrate a drug gang that imports hashish from Morocco using ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, vengeance, rivalry, drug dealing, law enforcement, gang, working undercover, crime, crimes, car chase, loss of partner, marijuana ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Hunter Will Get You (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: L'Alpagueur is a free-lance spy from the French secret agency. He's put on the investigation about L'epervier, a serial-killer who employs young boys to help him robbing banks before killing them.
Style: exciting, rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, serial killer, bounty hunter, juvenile delinquency, crime, crimes, heist, working undercover, police detective, tough heroes, reluctant partners, master criminal ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Night Caller (1975)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A serial-killer frightens Paris by phoning young ladies at night, telling them insults about their lives. Minos, as he calls himself, wants to prevent the world from free women and he targets at first these ones. Commissaire Letellier is given the ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, psycho film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, woman in danger, law enforcement, crimes, crime, pursuit, skyscraper, criminal, evil man, mysterious villain ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Diamond 13 (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, Luxembourg
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A cop goes up against his lifelong friend, who has become one of the city's biggest drug traffickers.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, drug dealing, dishonesty, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, buddies, partners, friends, crime, police corruption, profanity, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.3
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The Fighter (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Jacques Darnay has served 8 years for robbing a jeweller. Now he is out of prison and looking for his loot worth 6 million francs.
Style: stylized, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, murder, chase, crime, on the run, dishonesty, warden, coldhearted, parole officer, rivalry, law enforcement, criminal heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Outside Man (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A French hit man is hired by a crime family to end the life of a rival mobster, but things fall apart when the boss who hired him is killed.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, hitman, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, fish out of water, culture clash, tough heroes, disorder, criminal heroes, dishonesty, organized crime ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, venice beach california, paris france, california, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 7.1
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36th Precinct (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The Film takes place in Paris, where two cops are competing for the vacant seat of chief of police while in the middle of a search for a gang of violent thieves. The movie is directed by Olivier Marchal, a former police officer who spent 12 years ...
Style: rough, twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, police investigation, gang, rivalry, crimes, police corruption, crime, betrayal, uninhibited rivalry, tough law enforcer, blind ambition, spouse in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Pasha (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Six months before his retirement from the criminal police, inspector Joss finds his colleague Gouvion dead, in a poorly faked suicide attempt. Joss loses his temper, and investigates on his own, which leads him through the bas-fond of Paris...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, microfilm
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, police detective, loss of partner, tough heroes, armored car, crime, vengeance, urban, cons and scams, graphic violence, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Tough Ones (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A tough, violent cop who doesn't mind bending the law goes after a machine-gun-carrying, hunchbacked psychotic killer.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, chase, injustice, graphic violence, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement, chases and races, fighting crime, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Cop's Honour (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Cop's Honor (Parole de Flic) is a 1985 French crime movie directed by José Pinheiro and starring Alain Delon as retired police officer Daniel Pratt. His teenager daughter was killed by a gang of mysterious hooded killers so Pratt began his own ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police corruption, vigilantism, vengeance, violence spree, village, rivalry, crimes, one man army, heroes, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: africa, france, congo, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.6
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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: realistic, tense, rough, 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 ⇓
32%
 5.8
 616
Badge 373 (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When his partner is killed, tough Irish detective Eddie Ryan (Robert Duvall) vows to avenge the death, whatever the cost. As he begins unraveling clues, his behavior becomes so outrageous that he's obliged to turn in his badge, but the ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, city, sociopath, police officer, police investigation, chases and races, crimes, vigilantism, vengeance, urban, police detective, loss of partner ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Dossier K. (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium, Netherlands
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Vincke and Verstuyft are detectives of the Antwerp police department. This time they have to deal with the Albanian mob and some problems in their own police division.
Style: serious, psychological, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: vengeance, rivalry, crimes, fighting crime, danger, police detective, law enforcement, deadly, mafia, murder, gangsters, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe, albania, antwerp
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.7
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The Lookout (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A major police operation to take down a notorious gang of bank robbers goes horribly wrong when a rooftop sniper opens fire, killing several police officers and causing an explosive distraction in which the robbers make their getaway. Commissioner ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, exciting, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, manhunt, police detective, rivalry, track down, heist, crimes, deadly, chase, sniper, escapades, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Johan Falk: De 107 patrioterna (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: It's a beautiful day in Slottsskogen, Gothenburg idyllic city park, when suddenly the unthinkable happens - gunfire amidst all people. Two gangsters shooting game against each other and a large police operation starts. The conflict grows ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: gang war, crimes, danger, vengeance, gangsters, tough law enforcer, police detective, law enforcement, rivalry, police surveillance, murder, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Blood on the Streets (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Action
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Marseille. Heaps of flowers and funeral wreaths... "A man who no longer defends his colors is no longer a man."
Style: tense, cynical, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, violence spree, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, graphic violence, crime, crimes, dishonesty, deadly, rivalry, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 1940s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Connection (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Newly transferred to the bustling port city of Marseille to assist with a crackdown on organized crime, energetic young magistrate Pierre Michel is given a rapid-fire tutorial on the ins and outs of an out-of-control drug trade. Pierre's wildly ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, based on true events, rough ...
Plot: judge, tough law enforcer, drug dealing, violence, corruption, husband wife relationship, mafia, justice, graphic violence, crime, law enforcement, fighting crime ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, year 1981, year 1975
Place: marseille, france, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Johan Falk: Organizatsija Karayan (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Johan Falk's stepdaughter Nina has gotten in contact with her biological father, Orjan, discovering that he is in debt to an Estonian construction company in Gothenburg, leading to Nina's kidnapping.
Style: rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Plot: police investigation, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, crimes, gangsters, danger, chase, organized crime, police procedural, graphic violence, chases and races, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Under Cover (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A cop goes undercover in a South Carolina high school. With the help of a local narcotics officer, he investigates the drug ring responsible for another cop's death.
Style: rough, suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, high school, working undercover, chases and races, partners against crime, partners, rivalry, deadly, crimes, law enforcement, dishonesty, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: baltimore, south carolina, louisiana, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Body of My Enemy (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Francois always despised the textile barons who ruled his local town. But he fell in love with the family heiress Gilberte. Ten years ago, he would have married her. Now only hatred holds them together. Francois is accused of murder. A hooker and a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: false accusation, gangsters, criminal, revenge, crime, crimes, rivalry, criminal heroes, rise and fall, dishonesty, murder, murder trial ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, flanders
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.8
 886
Newsmakers (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia, Sweden
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A gang of crooks robbing cash collectors, run into a police surveillance team and the inadequate police response results in a gunfight. A TV crew on assignment in the area happens to capture this humiliation on camera, and this example of police ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manipulation, gang, dishonesty, manipulations, tv show, journalism, law enforcement, rivalry, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, media, track down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Colour of the Truth (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A man becomes a cop in order to take down the police superintendent who may have killed his father, and that of a vengeful Triad boss.
Style: exciting, suspense, captivating, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, rivalry, danger, snitch, police corruption, dishonesty, law enforcement, undercover, police shootout, spy, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.4
 504
Zero Tolerance (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After surviving a sneak attack on himself and fellow agents Jimmy and Gene as they were transporting drug kingpin Raymond Manta out of a Mexican jail, FBI agent Jeff Douglas becomes an uwitting pawn of the White Hand drug cartel. Mistakenly told ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, rough, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, drug abuse, rivalry, tough law enforcer, crime, criminal's revenge, hostages, crimes, special agents, master criminal, law enforcement, one man army ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, mexico, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
L.A. Takedown (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Michael Mann's (HEAT, MIAMI VICE) gutsy telefilm tells the tale of two skilled professionals--one a cop, the other a criminal--who aren't as different as they think.Vincent Hanna (Scott Plank) is an intense cop on the trail of ruthless ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, uninhibited rivalry, urban, graphic violence, crime, master criminal, tough law enforcer, crime gone awry, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.1
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Mea Culpa (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Franck and Simon are both good cops. They work as partners. But their lives take a tailspin when Simon, driving drunk, causes a tragic car wreck. A few years later, out of the police, he is forced to take matters into his own hands when his family ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, partners, vigilantism, crimes, rivalry, danger, law enforcement, graphic violence, witnessing a crime, life turned upside down, car accident, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Destructors (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The Marseille Contract is a 1974 British thriller film directed by Robert Parrish and scored by Roy Budd. It stars Michael Caine, Anthony Quinn and James Mason. It concerns an attempt to bring down a drugs baron, by hiring an assassin.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, crimes, tough heroes, chases and races, drug dealing, law enforcement, special agents, crime, assassination attempt, drug dealer, assassin, drug traffic ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, marseille, europe, riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Donato and Daughter (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Though emotionally estranged, a father and daughter team of Los Angeles police detectives must work together to stop a serial killer. Along the way, the two find themselves forced to deal with a number of painful secrets from their past.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: serial killer, parents and children, family life, psychopath, crimes, partners, law enforcement, amateur detective, estrangement, fighting crime, deadly, who done it ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.3
 12K
Masculine (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Meet Shivani Shivaji Roy, Senior Inspector, Crime Branch, Mumbai Police, as she sets out to confront the mastermind behind the child trafficking mafia, which makes the mistake of kidnapping and smuggling a teenage girl who is like a daughter to her. ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: police investigation, chase, law enforcement, danger, tough law enforcer, crimes, track down, female protagonist, female detective, riddles and clues, sexual content, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%