Movies like Alex Cross

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 5.1
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Alex Cross
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, twists and turns, rough, serious, realistic, exciting, twist ending, suspense, sexy, awful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: murder, crime, serial killer, vengeance, revenge, torture, chase, kidnapping, drugs/alcohol, track down, assassin, violence, assassination, police investigation, betrayal, psychopath, adaptation, fight scenes, dialogue, chases and races, violent, crimes, fbi, lone hero, ex military ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, michigan, usa, new orleans, indonesia
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Taken
Action, Crime, Thriller
France, USA
93 min.
 7.8
Furious 7
Action, Crime, Thriller
Japan, USA
137 min.
 7.2
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Most similar movies to Alex Cross

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about catastrophe, mentor, dialogue, fight scenes, revenge, chase and murder mostly in Thriller, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Alex Cross: 12 Rounds (2009), Jack Reacher (2012), Blitz (2011), Taken 3 (2014), Sabotage (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 5.6
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12 Rounds
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, 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, twists and turns, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, police, vengeance, car chase, family, revenge, fbi, criminal's revenge, tough law enforcer, chase, mind game, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new orleans, usa, san francisco
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
 7.0
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Jack Reacher
Genre: Action, Crime, 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: clever, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, investigation, conspiracy, murder, vigilantism, police, lawyer, police investigation, car chase, vigilante, sniper, assassin ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pennsylvania, pittsburgh, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   91%
    User:   84%
 
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 6.2
 75K
Blitz
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, 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: serious, exciting, talky, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, revenge, cop as target, law enforcer killer, murder, tough law enforcer, vigilante, fight scenes, crimes, law enforcement, police detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   87%
    User:   100%
 
 6.0
 157K
Taken 3
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France, USA, Spain
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, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, revenge, chase, kidnapping, on the run, car chase, police investigation, one man army, betrayal, torture, arms dealer, fight scenes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, europe, santa monica california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   67%
 
 5.7
 54K
Sabotage
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In "Sabotage", Arnold Schwarzenegger leads an elite DEA task force that takes on the world's deadliest drug cartels. When the team successfully executes a high-stakes raid on a cartel safe house, they think their work is done - until, ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, gory, brutality, crime, vengeance, police investigation, violence, car chase, revenge, drugs/alcohol, tough law enforcer, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, georgia, usa, california, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   77%
    User:   91%
 
 5.4
 115K
Max Payne
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Coming together to solve a series of murders in New York City are a DEA agent whose family was slain as part of a conspiracy and an assassin out to avenge her sister's death. The duo will be hunted by the police, the mob, and a ruthless ...
Style: stylized, serious, rough, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, assassin, murder, revenge, betrayal, video game, computer game, drugs/alcohol, tough law enforcer, brutality, violence, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   84%
 
 6.5
 108K
Contraband
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When his brother-in-law runs afoul of a drug lord, family man Chris Farraday turns to a skill he abandoned long ago – smuggling – to repay the debt. But the job goes wrong, and Farraday finds himself wanted by cops, crooks and killers alike.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, betrayal, heist, revenge, car chase, violence, murder, drugs/alcohol, chases and races, crimes, chase, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   79%
 
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Bullet to the Head
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
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: serious, rough, exciting, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, hitman, father daughter relationship, revenge, corruption, assassin, violence, assassination, kidnapping, betrayal, police corruption, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   80%
 
 5.7
 15K
Death Warrant
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, 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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: prison, martial arts, murder, police investigation, investigation, undercover cop, kung fu, violence, fight scenes, conspiracy, master criminal, revenge ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   78%
 
Striking Distance
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, serious, rough, realistic, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, chase, murder, car chase, boat, police corruption, investigation, police, murder mystery, lake or river, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 90s
Place: pittsburgh, usa, san francisco, philadelphia, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   57%
 
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   65%
 
 6.3
 263K
Taken 2
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In Istanbul, retired CIA operative Bryan Mills and his wife are taken hostage by the father of a kidnapper Mills killed while rescuing his daughter.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: kidnapping, chase, violence, father daughter relationship, revenge, car chase, torture, hostages, brutality, betrayal, one man army, islam ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: turkey, europe, albania, istanbul turkey, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   72%
 
 6.3
 35K
The Dead Pool
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: suspenseful, suspense, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, crime, murder, police investigation, violence, police, car chase, chase, vengeance, vigilantism, tough law enforcer, urban ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   59%
 
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 6.7
 202K
Escape Plan
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Ray Breslin is the world's foremost authority on structural security. After analyzing every high security prison and learning a vast array of survival skills so he can design escape-proof prisons, his skills are put to the test. He's ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, twists and turns, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, prison escape, survival, corruption, cia, surveillance, revenge, chase, torture, conspiracy, betrayal, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, morocco, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   60%
 
 6.4
 14K
Nighthawks
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, police investigation, crime, undercover cop, violence, police, murder, hostage, chase, hostages, surveillance, corruption ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, los angeles, london, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   69%
 
 6.1
 41K
A Man Apart
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When Vetter's wife is killed in a botched hit organized by Diablo, he seeks revenge against those responsible. But in the process, Vetter and Hicks have to fight their way up the chain to get to Diablo but it's easier said than done when ...
Style: serious, rough, suspense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, vigilantism, revenge, violence, justice, brutality, drugs, corruption, murder, drugs/alcohol, tough law enforcer, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, california, latin america, usa, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   51%
 
 5.9
 26K
The Double
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The mysterious murder of a US senator bearing the distinctive trademark of the legendary Soviet assassin 'Cassius', forces retired CIA operative, Paul Shepherson to team with rookie FBI agent, Ben Geary to solve the crime. Having spent ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending, serious, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, investigation, crime, espionage, assassin, spy, chase, cia, murder, car chase, betrayal, fbi ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, russia, mexico, paris france, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   68%
 
 5.6
 23K
Fire with Fire
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, 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: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, murder, crime, vengeance, vigilante, car chase, chases and races, revenge, crimes, assassination, danger, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   71%
 
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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:   62%
    User:   72%
 
 6.1
 35K
Cleaner
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, serious, rough, twist ending, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, police corruption, murder, police investigation, father daughter relationship, protagonist as suspect, single father, murder mystery, corruption, conspiracy, secrets, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   60%
 
 6.2
 44K
Untraceable
Genre: Crime, Horror, 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, clever, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, investigation, internet, murder, fbi, torture, crime, police, kidnapping, police investigation, voyeurism, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   55%
 
 6.2
 51K
Takers
Genre: Action, Crime, 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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime, chase, robbery, bank robbery, betrayal, car chase, surveillance, revenge, criminal heroes, gangster, gang ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   51%
 
 5.7
 36K
Brick Mansions
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Canada, USA
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: suspenseful, serious, futuristic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover cop, martial arts, violence, police, car chase, revenge, kidnapping, drugs/alcohol, crime, gang, chase, corruption ...
Time: future, near future, 2010s
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   51%
 
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 6.0
 14K
The Presidio
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: suspense, tense, exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: crime, murder, investigation, military, chase, father daughter relationship, car chase, conspiracy, police, reluctant partners, strong sexual content, death ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: san francisco, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   52%
 
Seeking Justice
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, twists and turns, serious, rough ...
Plot: vigilantism, conspiracy, vigilante, surveillance, vengeance, revenge, chase, internet, assassination, kidnapping, car chase, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   46%
 
 6.6
 232K
Fast & Furious
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When a crime brings them back to L.A., fugitive ex-con Dom Toretto reignites his feud with agent Brian O'Conner. But as they are forced to confront a shared enemy, Dom and Brian must give in to an uncertain new trust if they hope to outmaneuver ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, car chase, vengeance, undercover cop, revenge, gang, cars, racing, murder, dark hero, tough law enforcer, dialogue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, latin america, mexico, tokyo, usa ...
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System:   55%
    User:   66%
 
 7.0
 225K
Non-Stop
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Bill Marks is a burned-out veteran of the Air Marshals service. He views the assignment not as a life-saving duty, but as a desk job in the sky. However, today's flight will be no routine trip. Shortly into the transatlantic journey from New ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, clever, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, conspiracy, surveillance, paranoia, terrorism, revenge, murder, torture, drugs/alcohol, mysterious character, twists & turns, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: london, usa, iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   47%
 
 6.3
 78K
War
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: FBI agent Jack Crawford is out for revenge when his partner is killed and all clues point to the mysterious assassin Rogue. But when Rogue turns up years later to take care of some unfinished business, he triggers a violent clash of rival gangs. ...
Style: stylized, serious, rough, realistic, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, revenge, chase, crime, hitman, fbi, assassin, betrayal, assassination, car chase, kung fu ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   54%
 

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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: While vacationing with a friend in Paris, an American girl is kidnapped by a gang of human traffickers intent on selling her into forced prostitution. Working against the clock, her ex-spy father must pull out all the stops to save her. But with his ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   54%
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