Movies like Alex Cross

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Alex Cross (2012)
 5.1
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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: suspense, suspenseful, sexy, entertaining, twist ending, rough, serious, exciting, neo noir, ridiculous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, vengeance, crimes, police investigation, revenge, assassin, chase, brutality, investigation, showdown, twists and turns, rivalry, mastermind, buddies, track down, uninhibited rivalry, law enforcement, partners, martial arts, crime boss, gunfight, police chase, police detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new orleans, detroit, usa, washington d.c., michigan, indonesia

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Most similar movies to Alex Cross

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, suspenseful and realistic films with plots about catastrophe, chase, crimes, murder, revenge, dialogue and mentor mostly in Thriller, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Alex Cross: Blue Steel (1990), Death Warrant (1990), Striking Distance (1993), 12 Rounds (2009), Blitz (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.7
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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, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: policewoman, serial killer, chase, crimes, murder, female protagonist, police investigation, police, life philosophy, investigation, runaway, psychopath ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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100%
 5.7
 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, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: prison, martial arts, investigation, murder, serial killer, undercover cop, surveillance, brutality, partners against crime, master criminal, track down, deception ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, suspense, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, police investigation, police corruption, frame up, river, investigation, chase, murder mystery, plot twist, twists and turns, mentor ...
Time: 90s, year 1991, year 1993
Place: pennsylvania, los angeles, san francisco, new jersey, pittsburgh ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 29K
12 Rounds (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When New Orleans cop Danny Fisher prevents a brilliant thief from successfully carrying out his latest heist, the thief's girlfriend is accidentally killed. Hungry for revenge, the criminal mastermind breaks out of prison and kidnaps ...
Style: exciting, suspense, intense, stylized, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, police, family, twists and turns, life philosophy, brutality, crimes, mind game, woman in danger, rescue, moral dilemma, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new orleans, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: intense, exciting, serious, talky, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, revenge, police investigation, murder, serial killer, crimes, tough law enforcer, vigilante, fight scenes, life philosophy, gangsters, law enforcer killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, new orleans, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 343K
Jack Reacher (2012)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When a gunman takes five lives with six shots, all evidence points to the suspect in custody. On interrogation, the suspect offers up a single note: "Get Jack Reacher!" So begins an extraordinary chase for the truth, pitting Jack Reacher ...
Style: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: loner, sniper, investigation, lone wolves, murder, crimes, tough guy, ex military, dishonesty, assassin, vigilantism, gunfight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pittsburgh, pennsylvania, ohio, baghdad iraq
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60%
 5.5
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Whiteout (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The only U.S. Marshal assigned to Antarctica, Carrie Stetko will soon leave the harsh environment behind for good – in three days, the sun will set and the Amundsen-Scott Research Station will shut down for the long winter. When a body is ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, harsh ...
Plot: investigation, murder, uncover truth, isolation, military base, crimes, winter, corpse, twists and turns, serial killer, doctor, plane crash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 50s, year 1957
Place: antarctica, south pole
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Private investigator Matthew Scudder is hired by a drug kingpin to find out who kidnapped and murdered his wife.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, psychological, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, private detective, serial killer, kidnapping, drug dealer, murder of wife, investigation, violence, crimes, redemption, strong violent content, secrets ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, year 1999, year 1991 ...
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
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100%
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 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: intense, scary, psychological, disturbing, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, investigation, psychopath, murder, internet, kidnapping, hacker, special agents, fbi, vengeance, sadism, suicide ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 194K
Taken 3 (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Spain, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Ex-government operative Bryan Mills finds his life is shattered when he's falsely accused of a murder that hits close to home. As he's pursued by a savvy police inspector, Mills employs his particular set of skills to track the real killer ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, breathtaking, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: revenge, kidnapping, one man army, murder, runaway, on the run, chase, frame up, hostage, police investigation, crimes, framed for murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, europe, santa monica california ...
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44%
 6.2
 171K
Hitman (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The best-selling videogame, Hitman, roars to life with both barrels blazing in this hardcore action-thriller starring Timothy Olyphant. A genetically engineered assassin with deadly aim, known only as "Agent 47" eliminates strategic ...
Style: serious, stylized, exciting, suspenseful, breathtaking ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: hitman, killer, sniper, assassin, one man army, assassination, revenge, fight scenes, crimes, cia, fistfight, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ussr, europe, nigeria, st. petersburg russia, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 148K
Four Brothers (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Four adopted brothers return to their Detroit hometown when their mother is murdered and vow to exact revenge on the killers.
Style: harsh, intense, entertaining, stylized, sentimental ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, robbery, revenge, violence, gangsters, funeral, murder, vigilante, uncover truth, sibling relationship, mob boss, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: michigan, detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
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Exit Wounds (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Maverick cop Orin Boyd always brings down the domestic terrorists he tracks, but he ruffles feathers with his unorthodox techniques -- and soon finds himself reassigned to the toughest district in Detroit. When he discovers a group of detectives ...
Style: stylized, suspense, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, police corruption, police, betrayal, kidnapping, police investigation, aikido, crimes, gangsters, justice, secret service, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.2
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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, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police, crimes, justice, murder, car chase, reporter, prison, mafia, corruption, gangsters, against the rules ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.6
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Brick Mansions (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Canada, USA, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a dystopian Detroit, grand houses that once housed the wealthy are now homes of the city's most-dangerous criminals. Surrounding the area is a giant wall to keep the rest of Detroit safe. For undercover cop Damien Collier, every day is a ...
Style: intense, serious, suspenseful, exciting, buddy movie ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: undercover cop, parkour, ghetto, gunfight, betrayal, gang, distopia, kidnapping, car chase, race against time, police corruption, undercover ...
Time: near future, 2010s, future
Place: new orleans, detroit, canada, new jersey
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40%
Bullet to the Head (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, India, Switzerland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After watching their respective partners die, a cop and a hitman form an alliance in order to bring down their common enemy.
Style: exciting, intense, brutal, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough guy, revenge, corruption, hitman, mercenary, organized crime, tough law enforcer, police corruption, death, betrayal, murder, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, future, 21st century
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.0
 32K
Above the Law (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Seagal is Nico Toscani, an Italian immigrant, American patriot, ex-CIA agent, aikido specialist, and unorthodox Chicago policeman. He is as committed to his job as he is to his personalized brand of justice: expert and thorough bone-crushing.
Style: suspense, exciting, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, conspiracy, aikido, corruption, crimes, brutality, police officer, vengeance, undercover, drug dealing, cia, torture ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: chicago illinois, vietnam, usa, california, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.5
 102K
Cellular (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young man receives an emergency phone call on his cell phone from an older woman. She claims to have been kidnapped – and the kidnappers have targeted her husband and child next.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, sexy, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, race against time, cell phone, home invasion, hostage, police corruption, psychopath, conspiracy, murder, twists and turns, secrets, lone hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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37%
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Fire with Fire (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A fireman takes an unexpected course of action when a man whom he's been ordered to testify against – after being held up at a local convenience store – threatens him.
Style: suspense, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, murder, vigilantism, crimes, vengeance, revenge, vigilante, hitman, chase, assassin, brutality, justice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: california, new orleans, usa, los angeles, phoenix arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.5
 45K
Stolen (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Master thief Will Montgomery is just released from the State penitentiary after serving a 10 year sentence, is contacted by Vincent, his ex comrade in crime, who is holding Will’s teenage daughter ransom in a hijacked taxi cab. Vincent will only ...
Style: exciting, intense, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: kidnapping, heist, fbi, father daughter relationship, robbery, crimes, chase, money, violence, thief, rescue, greed ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.0
 149K
S.W.A.T. (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Hondo Harrelson recruits Jim Street to join an elite unit of the Los Angeles Police Department. Together they seek out more members, including tough Deke Kay and single mom Chris Sanchez. The team's first big assignment is to escort crime boss ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, sexy, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: swat team, crimes, police, partners, law enforcement, basic training, police brutality, sniper, tough law enforcer, hostage, squad, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, north america, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Seeking Justice (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After his wife is assaulted, a husband enlists the services of a vigilante group to help him settle the score.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, intense, unusual plot structure, tense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: conspiracy, twists and turns, vengeance, secret organization, conspiracy theory, vigilante, vigilantism, life turned upside down, revenge, secret movement, group of criminals, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.2
 63K
Takers (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A seasoned team of bank robbers, including Gordon Jennings (Idris Elba), John Rahway (Paul Walker), A.J. (Hayden Christensen), and brothers Jake (Michael Ealy) and Jesse Attica (Chris Brown) successfully complete their latest heist and lead a life ...
Style: suspense, realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, gangsters, theft, crimes, gang, chase, armored car robbery, one last job, thief, armored car, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Kiss the Girls (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Forensic psychologist Alex Cross travels to North Carolina and teams with escaped kidnap victim Kate McTiernan to hunt down "Casanova," a serial killer who abducts strong-willed women and forces them to submit to his demands. The trail ...
Style: suspense, twist ending, suspenseful, tense, surprise ending ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, kidnapping, psychopath, woman in danger, police investigation, crimes, violence against women, investigation, forensics, twists and turns, who done it, profiler ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, washington d.c., north carolina, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Replacement Killers (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Hired assassin John Lee is asked by Chinatown crime boss Terence Wei to murder the young son of policeman Stan Zedkov. Lee has the boy in his sights, but his conscience gets the better of him, and he spares the child's life. Afraid that Wei ...
Style: exciting, stylized, inter cultural, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, vengeance, chase, on the run, crimes, martial arts, assassin, organized crime, police detective, police raid, attempted murder, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: china, los angeles, hong kong, asia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.0
 89K
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: suspense, surprise ending, suspenseful, twist ending, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, twists and turns, police investigation, murder, crimes, vigilantism, revenge, killer, gangsters, justice, brutality, assassination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.9
 19K
The Presidio (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jay Austin is now a civilian police detective. Colonel Caldwell was his commanding officer years before when he left the military police over a disagreement over the handling of a drunk driver. Now a series of murders that cross jurisdictions force ...
Style: buddy movie, neo noir, exciting, tense, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: investigation, murder, military, conspiracy, father daughter relationship, tough cop, factory, murder investigation, fistfight, tough guy, police chase, funeral ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, new jersey, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.2
 52K
Hard Target (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a woman's father goes missing, she enlist a local to aid in her search. The pair soon discover that her father has died at the hands of a wealthy sportsman who hunts homeless men as a form of recreation.
Style: exciting, suspense, entertaining, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, chase, gunfight, ex military, manhunt, justice, mercenary, crimes, survival, track down, tough heroes, hunting ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: new orleans, hong kong, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, aikido, murder, justice, conspiracy, buddy cop, brutality, violence, hitman, crimes, reluctant partners ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.8
 35K
Sudden Death (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: International action superstar Jean Claude Van Damme teams with Powers Boothe in a Tension-packed, suspense thriller, set against the back-drop of a Stanley Cup game.Van Damme portrays a father whose daughter is suddenly taken during a championship ...
Style: suspense, exciting, humorous, melancholic, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hostage, terrorist, ice hockey, terrorism, bomb, kidnapping, assassination, fight, assassin, death, conspiracy ...
Time: 90s
Place: pittsburgh, pennsylvania, chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%