Movies like Striking Distance

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Striking Distance (1993)
 5.8
 43K
Striking Distance (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Coming from a police family, Tom Hardy ends up fighting his uncle after the murder of his father. Tom believes the killer is another cop, and goes on the record with his allegations. Demoted to water-way duty Tom, along with new partner Jo Christman, navigate the three rivers looking for clues and discovering bodies. This time the victims are women Tom knows, he must find the killer to prove his innocence.
Style: suspenseful, rough, twists and turns, suspense, surprise ending, intense, realistic, serious, disturbing, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, police investigation, frame up, police corruption, river, chase, murder mystery, conspiracy, mentor, homicide detective, uncle nephew relationship, grudge, rescue, tough law enforcer, boat, car chase, psychopath, investigation, crimes, lone hero, revenge, police officer, police, vengeance ...
Time: 90s, year 1993, year 1991, 1990s
Place: los angeles, san francisco, pennsylvania, new jersey, pittsburgh, philadelphia, usa

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Most similar movies to Striking Distance

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and suspense films with plots about murder, police investigation, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, vengeance and chase mostly in Thriller, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like Striking Distance: Alex Cross (2012), The Negotiator (1998), Switchback (1997), The Watcher (2000), Murder at 1600 (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.1
 34K
Alex Cross (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After Washington DC detective Alex Cross is told that a family member has been murdered, he vows to track down the killer. He soon discovers that she was not his first victim and that things are not what they seem.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, twist ending, entertaining, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, murder, police investigation, vengeance, crimes, assassin, revenge, chase, brutality, showdown, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new orleans, detroit, usa, michigan, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 142K
The Negotiator (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The police try to arrest expert hostage negotiator Danny Roman, who insists he's being framed for his partner's murder in what he believes is an elaborate conspiracy. Thinking there's evidence in the Internal Affairs offices that ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, intellectual, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, hostage, police corruption, uncover truth, false accusation, frame up, corruption, crimes, conspiracy, negotiation, kidnapping, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.4
 14K
Switchback (1997)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: FBI agent Dennis Quaid tries to catch a serial killer who kidnapped his son.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, surprise ending, exciting, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, kidnapping, murder, vengeance, crimes, law enforcement, police investigation, murder mystery, mystery, missing person, hitchhiker, espionage ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 27K
The Watcher (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: FBI agent Joel Campbell, burnt-out and shell-shocked after years spent chasing serial killers, flees L.A. to begin a new life for himself in Chicago. But five months later, Joel's best laid plans are abruptly cut short when his new hometown ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, suspense, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, police investigation, fbi, psychiatrist, obsession, chase, psychopath, mind game, race against time, riddles and clues, terror ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, los angeles, california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.1
 31K
Murder at 1600 (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A secretary is found dead in a White House bathroom during an international crisis, and Detective Harlan Regis is in charge of the investigation. Despite resistance from the Secret Service, Regis partners with agent Nina Chance. As political ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, rough, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: conspiracy, secret service, politics, investigation, murder, crimes, white house, corruption, president, love affair, state affairs, murder mystery ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington d.c., usa, asia, korea, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 9K
Highwaymen (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: James Cray watched as his wife was killed by Fargo, a hit-and-run serial murderer. After severely injuring Fargo and going to prison for several years, James is now determined to avenge his wife's death. He drives across the country looking for ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, exciting, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, revenge, car chase, obsession, murder, hit and run, death of wife, vengeance, car, car accident, graphic violence, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 45K
Blood Work (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Still recovering from a heart transplant, a retired FBI profiler returns to service when his own blood analysis offers clues to the identity of a serial killer.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, tense, twist ending ...
Plot: serial killer, murder mystery, murder, crimes, investigation, police investigation, mystery, revenge, police corruption, conspiracy, brutality, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Instinct to Kill (2001)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Escaped serial killer James Becket, who killed his own father whose expectations he never fulfilled, but now especially targets his wife Theresa 'Tess' and her family, is too good at disguising himself and other deceit for detective Diffs ...
Style: serious, rough, disturbing, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, martial arts, police investigation, psychopath, rivalry, master criminal, law enforcement, vengeance, murder, dishonesty, infidelity, psycho ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Glimmer Man (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A former government operative renowned for his stealth, Jack Cole is now a Los Angeles police detective. When a series of horrible murders occurs in the metro area, Cole is assigned to the case, along with tough-talking fellow cop Jim Campbell. ...
Style: suspense, tense, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, aikido, police investigation, murder, justice, conspiracy, buddy cop, violence, brutality, hitman, crimes, reluctant partners ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.8
 825
Sacrifice (2000)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A convicted bank robber breaks free as he is being transported to prison after learning that his daughter has been killed by a serial killer. Determined to find her killer, he joins with a female cop who is working the case. He quickly discovers ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, manhunt, investigation, master criminal, mind game, track down, law enforcement, ritual murder, chase, murder of a policewoman ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 6K
Murphy's Law (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A tough police detective escapes from custody handcuffed to a foul-mouthed car thief after being framed for the murder of his ex-wife. He must now find the real killer and prove his innocence.
Style: neo noir, tricky, suspenseful, rough, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, chase, vengeance, police investigation, frame up, vigilantism, mafia, false accusation, stalking, femme fatale, life is a bitch, partners ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.3
 46K
The Dead Pool (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dirty Harry Callahan returns for his final film adventure. Together with his partner Al Quan, he must investigate the systematic murder of actors and musicians. By the time Harry learns that the murders are a part of a sick game to predict the ...
Style: suspense, psychological, serious, sexy, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police, justice, crimes, police investigation, car chase, reporter, prison, mafia, corruption, gangsters, against the rules ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.1
 43K
Cleaner (2007)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Single father and former cop Tom Cutler has an unusual occupation: he cleans up death scenes. But when he's called in to sterilize a wealthy suburban residence after a brutal shooting, Cutler is shocked to learn he may have unknowingly erased ...
Style: suspenseful, enigmatic, entertaining, intense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, police corruption, murder, police investigation, mystery, ex law enforcer, father daughter relationship, ex cop, loss of mother, car chase, betrayal, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.2
 51K
Untraceable (2008)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Special Agent Jennifer Marsh (Diane Lane) works in an elite division of the FBI dedicated to fighting cybercrime. She thinks she has seen it all, until a particularly sadistic criminal arises on the Internet. This tech-savvy killer posts live feeds ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, rough, intense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, investigation, kidnapping, internet, hacker, torture, special agents, fbi, vengeance, sadism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.2
 9K
Blink (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Emma is an attractive girl in her 20s who has been blind for 20 years. A new type of eye operation partially restores her sight, but she is having problems: sometimes she doesn't "remember" what she's seen until later. One night ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, exciting, twist ending, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, blindness, psychopath, investigation, crimes, strong female character, police investigation, murder mystery, woman in danger, stalking, police detective ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.9
 2K
Relentless (1989)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two Los Angeles police detectives, cynical veteran Malloy and cocky rookie Dietz, hunt for a serial killer, an ex-cop named Taylor, whom randomly chooses his victims from a phone directory.
Style: exciting, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, neo noir ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, crimes, vengeance, maniac, psychopath, partners against crime, mentally unstable, stalking, murderous pair, manipulation, violence ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: los angeles, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.4
 27K
Just Cause (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Bobby Earl is facing the electric chair for the murder of a young girl. Eight years after the crime he calls in Paul Armstrong, a professor of law, to help prove his innocence. Armstrong quickly uncovers some overlooked evidence to present to the ...
Style: tense, twists and turns, psychological, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: serial killer, prison, murder, death row, mystery, psychopath, crimes, investigation, lawyer, revenge, legal investigation, courtroom ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: florida, new jersey, harvard university, usa, everglades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.7
 15K
Blue Steel (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A female rookie in the police force engages in a cat and mouse game with a pistol wielding psychopath who becomes obsessed with her.
Style: neo noir, tense, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: policewoman, serial killer, stalking, chase, obsession, crimes, murder, female protagonist, police investigation, police, life philosophy, runaway ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Crimson Rivers II: Angels of the Apocalypse (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jean Reno, Benoit Magimel and Christopher Lee (The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, Star Wars Trilogy) star in the riveting action-packed sequel to Crimson Rivers. No one is safe when seemingly random killings emerge as a deadly pattern intended to usher ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, talky, suspense, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police detective, police investigation, serial killer, who done it, investigation, murder mystery, lone hero, apocalypse, supernatural, dark hero, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Black and White (1999)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Chris O'Brien, devote Catholic and rookie cop with LAPD, is assigned to partner with the hard-edged, street-smart Nora Hugosian. A serial killer is loose, and all the victims are low-life guys whom Nora has dealt with. So, when the tire tracks ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, undercover cop, police corruption, fighting crime, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, partners against crime, dishonesty, partners, cop killer ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Tell Me Something (1999)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In Seoul, parts not matching of severed copses of three men are found in cars and bags left in public spaces...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, crimes, investigation, police detective, murder, police, psychopath, mind game, dangerous attraction, detective inspector, reluctant partners, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.2
 62K
Magnum Force (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: "Dirty" Harry Callahan is a San Francisco Police Inspector on the trail of a group of rogue cops who have taken justice into their own hands. When shady characters are murdered one after another in grisly fashion, only Dirty Harry can stop ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, intense, harsh, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, serial killer, vigilante, police corruption, police detective, female nudity, police investigation, investigation, visceral, machismo, dark hero, violent ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.1
 82K
Snake Eyes (1998)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: All bets are off when corrupt homicide cop Rick Santoro witnesses a murder during a boxing match. It's up to him and lifelong friend and naval intelligence agent Kevin Dunne to uncover the conspiracy behind the killing. At every turn, Santoro ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, exciting, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: boxing, crimes, assassination, investigation, conspiracy, brutality, mentor, mission of murder, dishonesty, police officer, political activism, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey, atlantic city new jersey, atlantic city
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 5.6
 19K
Death Warrant (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Canadian policeman Louis Burke is assigned in a jail to investigate in some murders of prisoners and jailors. When in jail, Lois, using his outstandings martial arts is able to save his life and make himself respected in that violent world. At ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: prison, martial arts, investigation, murder, undercover cop, serial killer, surveillance, undercover, police investigation, brutality, deception, prisoner ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.3
 20K
Nighthawks (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An international terrorist has New York in a grip of panic and it's up to Det. Sgt. Deke DaSilva to take him down.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, intense, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, crimes, undercover, police investigation, master criminal, fighting crime, working undercover, undercover cop, tough law enforcer, police, chase ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, london, california, los angeles, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.1
 87K
Blitz (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A tough, renegade cop is dispatched to take down a serial killer who has been targeting police officers.
Style: twists and turns, intense, exciting, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, serial killer, police detective, police investigation, murder, crimes, tough law enforcer, vigilante, fight scenes, life philosophy, law enforcer killer, cop as target ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, new orleans, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The January Man (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Nick and Frank Starkey were both policemen. A scandal forced Nick to leave the force, now a serial killer has driven the police to take him back. A web that includes Frank's wife, bribery, and corruption all are in the background as Nick tries ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, psychological, twists and turns, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, investigation, police investigation, murder, police, crimes, mystery, murder mystery, brutality, law enforcement, psychopath, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, year 1988
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.0
 18K
The Corruptor (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Danny is a young cop partnered with Nick, a seasoned but ethically tainted veteran. As the two try to stop a gang war in Chinatown, Danny relies on Nick but grows increasingly uncomfortable with the way Nick gets things done.
Style: stylized, realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, gangsters, police investigation, murder, crimes, organized crime, gang war, partners, law enforcement, buddy cop, police, partners against crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, hong kong, san francisco, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.5
 23K
Horsemen (2009)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A recently widowed detective still grieving over his wife's death discovers a shocking connection between himself and the suspects in a serial killing spree linked to the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.
Style: twists and turns, psychological, scary, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, police investigation, death, police, interrogation, orphan, murder investigation, torture, crime scene, autopsy, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.0
 88K
Righteous Kill (2008)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Two veteran New York City detectives work to identify the possible connection between a recent murder and a case they believe they solved years ago; is there a serial killer on the loose, and did they perhaps put the wrong person behind bars?
Style: twists and turns, surprise ending, suspense, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, crimes, vigilantism, revenge, killer, justice, brutality, assassination, avenger, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%