Movies like Payback 2007

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Payback
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An escaped convict tracks down the cop who put him away.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, criminal's revenge, fugitives, master criminal, crime, reluctant partners, serial killer, revenge, special agents, tough law enforcer, police investigation, track down, vengeance, murder, escaped convict, psychopath, chases and races, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, rivalry, politics, isolation, confined, partners ...
Time: contemporary
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The Silent Partner
Drama, Crime, Thriller
Canada
106 min.
 7.5
Man on the Roof
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Sweden
110 min.
 7.4
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Most similar movies to Payback

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, crime, chases and races, police investigation and deadly mostly in Crime, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Payback: Blood in the Streets (1973), Kill Switch (2008), Island of Fire (1990), Ring of Death (2008), Sacrifice (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Blood in the Streets
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An Italian prison official's wife is kidnapped, and the kidnappers demand that a notorious prisoner be released in order for the man to get his wife back. He gets the man released - but then kidnaps him himself, in order to ensure that the ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, criminal heroes, crime, police investigation, criminal's revenge, fugitives, hostages, chase, tough law enforcer, blackmail, kidnapping, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, italy
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
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Kill Switch
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A troubled detective travels to Memphis in order to track down a pair of serial killers.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, crime, master criminal, special agents, investigation, tough law enforcer, murder, mind game, race against time, psychopath, track down ...
Time: contemporary
Place: memphis, usa
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Island of Fire
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Someone in a prison run by a corrupt warden fakes the deaths of convicts to later use them as expendable assassins. A police officer is sent into the prison to gather evidence of the corruption.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, prison, criminal heroes, crime, police investigation, anti heroes, gang, gangsters, master criminal, tough law enforcer, vengeance, murder ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   82%
    User:   90%
 
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Ring of Death
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: On the inside, there are no rules. See what happens when Prison Officials Profit from Illegal fights.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, criminal heroes, police investigation, crime, criminal's revenge, fugitives, master criminal, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, chase, track down, frame up ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   80%
    User:   75%
 
 4.9
 662
Sacrifice
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, surprise ending
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Zero Tolerance
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, serious, exciting, realistic, rough ...
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Sin
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Retired cop Eddie Burns gave 15 years and the use of his left arm to the Reno homicide squad. When his wayward sister, Kassie, goes missing Eddie Burns finds himself subjected to a fiendish and ingenious campaign of revenge by the mysterious Charlie ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, psychological, realistic ...
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Plot: police investigation, crime, criminal's revenge, master criminal, serial killer, drug dealing, investigation, kidnapping, mind game, murder, vengeance, psychopath ...
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The Gunman
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Detective Ben Simm's wife is killed, he has to learn to be both father and mother to his little girl while searching for a Vigilante that has his own sense of justice.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, reluctant partners, crime, serial killer, tough law enforcer, track down, who done it, psychopath, chases and races, crimes, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   64%
 
 5.9
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Murphy's Law
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 80s, 20th century, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   67%
 
 5.7
 5K
Army of One
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Wellman Santee (Dolph Lundgren) a former race car driver, whose livelihood is transporting exotic stolen super cars, is involved, with his partner Eddie, in shoot out, resulting in the deaths of his friend and a highway cop. Santee is framed for the ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, criminal heroes, car chase, fugitives, desert, hostages, chase, tough law enforcer, prison, on the run, escape, revenge ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   52%
 
 5.8
 604
Back to Back
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An ex-cop finds himself caught up in a battle between Japanese mobsters and local gangland thugs and discovers that he was framed for wrong-doings by a corrupt cop.
Style: twists and turns, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, criminal heroes, rock, bank, crime, police investigation, buddies, criminal's revenge, gang, gangsters, hostages, master criminal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   53%
 
 5.3
 8K
Fled
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: During a routine prison work detail, convict Piper is chained to Dodge, a cyberhacker, when gunfire breaks out. Apparently, the attack is related to stolen money that the Mafia is after, and some computer files that somebody wants desperately to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, mafia, adventure, gangsters, car chase, undercover cop, prison, criminal heroes, hacker, fugitives, crime, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   46%
 
A Force of One
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Karate champion Matt Logan is enlisted by the police to train officers in self-defense after narcotics agents are killed by an assailant using the martial arts.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, crime, police investigation, master criminal, partners against crime, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, karate, track down, vengeance, police corruption ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   53%
 
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Boiling Point
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Red is an aging scam-artist who's just been released from prison together with Ronnie, a young and not-so-bright hoodlum who is easily manipulated. Their new business is to organize fake-money sales and then kill the buyer to take his money; ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, murder, prison, vengeance, undercover cop, redemption, undercover, master criminal, violence, corruption, gangster, revenge ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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System:   52%
    User:   53%
 
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Point Blank
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Convicted corporate criminal Howard engineers a prison break as he and a number of fellow inmates are being transferred to a new facility. The escapees storm a shopping mall and take a group of shoppers hostage (after killing many more of them) ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, fugitives, hostages, crime, one man army, partners against crime, special agents, dying man, escaped convict, fbi agent, sniper, siege ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   49%
 
Under Lock and Key
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An FBI agent goes undercover in a women's prison to find evidence hidden by a drug dealer's ex-girlfriend. After she is taken off the case, she finds that the drug dealer has kidnapped her daughter. She enlists the help of one of her ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, criminal heroes, fugitives, master criminal, partners against crime, crime, special agents, tough law enforcer, kidnapping, drug dealing, missing person, working undercover ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   57%
 
Assault on Precinct 13
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: On New Year's Eve, inside a police station that's about to be closed for good, officer Jake Roenick must cobble together a force made up cops and criminals to save themselves from a mob looking to kill mobster Marion Bishop.
Style: suspense, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, violence, crime, brutality, survival, undercover cop, police, chase, gunfight, revenge, murder, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: detroit, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   43%
 
Walking Tall: Lone Justice
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In Dallas, witnesses against a drug-lord are murdered in a safe-house.The testimony of FBI agents becomes the only chance to keep him in prison. They are lodged in another safe-house, but the place is invaded and the agents are executed. However, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal's revenge, small town, gang, master criminal, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, drug dealing, fighting crime, vengeance, vigilantism, police investigation, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: dallas texas, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   53%
 
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Shaft's Big Score!
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: John Shaft is back as the lady-loved black detective cop on the search for the murderer of a client.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, chase, crime, police investigation, murder, vengeance, car chase, investigation, criminal heroes, gunfight, death, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: harlem, africa, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   45%
 
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Shoot to Kill
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When a cunning murderer vanishes into the rugged mountains of the Pacific Northwest, pursuing FBI agent Warren Stantin must exchange familiar city streets for unknown wilderness trails. Completely out of his element, Stantin is forced to enlist the ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, chase, adventure, kidnapping, murder, wilderness, fbi, serial killer, investigation, survival, violence, buddies ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, san francisco, vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   46%
 
 6.8
 5K
Crime Story
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A special agent assigned to protect a wealthy business magnate. However, when the businessman is kidnapped in a daring ambush, he teams up with a seasoned detective to crack the case. But soon he discovers the case isn't that simple.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, police investigation, police corruption, kung fu, police, corruption, crime, fight scenes, violent, master criminal, drinking ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia, china, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   52%
 
Letters from a Killer
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A man is falsely convicted of the murder of his wife. During his time in jail, he finds comfort from four women with whom he corresponds. After his second court appearance, he is finally freed from prison only to be framed for yet 2 more murders ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, police investigation, fugitives, protagonist as suspect, serial killer, crime, manhunt, false accusation, on the run, murder, courtroom drama, frame up ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   44%
 
 4.3
 2K
Moscow Heat
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After a U.S. policeman is killed by black market weapons dealers, his partner, Rudy (Robert Madrid), and the murdered cop's father, ex-British Intelligence agent Roger Chambers (Michael York), head to Moscow to find the killers. The two begin ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, crime, master criminal, police station, odd couple, partners against crime, reluctant partners, secret agents, tough law enforcer, race against time, track down, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   45%
 
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Death Toll
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: New Orleans has the No. 1 per capita murder rating in the nation. A decade earlier the city was dubbed the "Murder Capital of the Country." Drugs and violence controlled the streets, taking a toll on the city's law enforcement, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, crime, adventurer, criminal's revenge, master criminal, partners against crime, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer, murder, drug dealing, fighting crime, track down ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   45%
 
Hero and the Terror
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Danny O'Brien is back in action fighting the notorious Simon Moon, also known as The Terror. Three years earlier O'Brien had single-handedly captured The Terror and was called Hero by the people of L.A. Now Simon has escaped and has ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, martial arts, police investigation, murder, crime, prison, chase, hospital, brutality, moon, master criminal, violence ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   45%
 
 3.6
 6K
Ticker
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Ray Nettles, a detective of San Francisco, and his partner Fuzzy must take up to one of the most dangerous terrorist gangs of the city. When one of the terrorists, the beautiful scientist Claire Manning is arrested, Swan, the leader of the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, hostages, crime, master criminal, one man army, reluctant partners, chase, tough law enforcer, race against time, unlikely partners, terrorism, save the day ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   44%
 
The Silent Partner
Genre: Drama, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Miles Cullen is a bored teller at a bank in a Toronto mall who accidentally learns that his place of business is about to be robbed. Instead of informing his bosses or contacting the police, Miles cleverly devises a way of keeping the cash.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank, criminal heroes, crime, police investigation, criminal's revenge, gang, gangsters, hostages, santa claus, master criminal, crime gone awry, mind game ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   40%
 
 5.7
 6K
The Shepherd
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Texas cop battles ex-navy seals who are trying to traffic drugs from Mexico into the USA.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, criminal heroes, police investigation, hostages, crime, master criminal, partners against crime, reluctant partners, kidnapping, border patrol, tough law enforcer, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, new mexico, new orleans, latin america, usa
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System:   41%
    User:   34%
 

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Deadly Outlaw: Rekka
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After Kunisada's Yakuza leader and father figure is brutally murdered, he and his best friend go on a two-man mission to avenge his death, killing other Yakuza leaders leading to a final confrontation by the old man's killers..
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, crime, martial arts, police investigation, criminal's revenge, gang, gangsters, lone wolves, betrayal, master criminal, master warrior, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, japan
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System:   41%
    User:   38%
 
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Twist of Fate
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Troubled police detective Jack Lucas is falsely accused of a series of murders and must prove his innocence by catching the real serial killer.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, police investigation, partners against crime, serial killer, protagonist as suspect, mystery, reluctant partners, false accusation, murder, tough law enforcer, chase, investigation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   42%
 
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