Movies like Alex Cross

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Alex Cross (2012)
 5.1
 32K
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: twists and turns, exciting, twist ending, suspense, sexy, entertaining, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, crimes, vengeance, ex military, police investigation, track down, chases and races, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, partners, law enforcement, deadly, drugs/alcohol, brutality, crime, investigation, one on one, mastermind, danger, buddies, profanity, sexual content, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, detroit, michigan, indonesia, new orleans

Most similar movies to Alex Cross

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and exciting films with plots about murder, crimes, revenge, chase, rivalry, brutality and vengeance mostly in Thriller, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Alex Cross: Death Warrant (1990), Blitz (2011), Blue Steel (1990), Striking Distance (1993), 12 Rounds (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.7
 16K
Death Warrant (1990)
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, exciting, rough, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: prison, murder, investigation, martial arts, prisoner, serial killer, undercover, partners against crime, track down, master criminal, working undercover, against the odds ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 79K
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: serious, exciting, talky, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, serial killer, police investigation, murder, police detective, law enforcer killer, cop as target, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, crimes, police brutality, stalking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, new orleans, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 12K
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: suspenseful, tense, exciting, disturbing, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: obsession, policewoman, serial killer, stalking, murder, psychopath, neo noir, mind game, crimes, crime, police investigation, female protagonist ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ 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, surprise ending, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, frame up, police investigation, police corruption, chase, homicide detective, tough law enforcer, rescue, danger, car chase, police detective ...
Time: 90s, year 1993, 1990s, year 1991
Place: pittsburgh, usa, philadelphia, san francisco, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 27K
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, serious, twists and turns, suspense, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, police, vengeance, danger, crimes, mind game, woman in danger, deadly, chases and races, family, rescue, moral dilemma ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new orleans, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 296K
Jack Reacher (2012)
Genre: Action, 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: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: loner, sniper, ex military, murder, investigation, lone wolves, drifter, crimes, police investigation, vigilantism, conspiracy, false accusation ...
Time: quarry, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pittsburgh, pennsylvania, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.0
 23K
Rage (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When the Russian mob kidnaps the daughter of a reformed criminal, he rounds up his old crew and seeks his own brand of justice.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, kidnapping, haunted by the past, gangsters, track down, chases and races, forced into action, violence spree, rivalry, murder, vigilante, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Bullet to the Head (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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: exciting, suspenseful, rough, intense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, hitman, corruption, heroes, crimes, partners, tough heroes, danger, vigilantism, deadly, violence, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Movie in collections
 6.0
 83K
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, twists and turns ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, crime, vigilantism, crimes, partners, law enforcement, mind game, fighting crime, partners against crime, deadly, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 3.9
 4K
Kill Switch (2008)
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, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, investigation, special agents, psychopath, murder, mind game, master criminal, rivalry, race against time, law enforcement, track down, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary
Place: memphis, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.6
 7K
Skin Trade (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Thailand, Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After his family is killed by a Serbian gangster with international interests. NYC detective Nick goes to S.E. Asia and teams up with a Thai detective to get revenge and destroy the syndicates human trafficking network.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sex slavery, sex slave, human trafficking, martial arts, gangsters, crimes, crime, tough law enforcer, tough heroes, master criminal, vengeance, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, asia, usa, new jersey, cambodia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Urban Justice (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Seagal plays a man with a dark and violent past, who seeks revenge for the murder of his son.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, revenge, murder, chase, investigation, martial arts, danger, car chase, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, track down ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.4
 41K
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, tense, serious, rough, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, police investigation, mystery, crimes, investigation, murder mystery, deadly, dishonesty, foot chase, doctor patient relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.0
 27K
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: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, corruption, undercover, cia, drug dealing, crimes, vengeance, law enforcement, dishonesty, lone hero, working undercover, deadly ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, usa, asia, japan, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.3
 39K
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: serious, suspense, exciting, psychological, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police, mafia, reporter, prison, crime, police investigation, crimes, against the rules, law enforcement, tough cop, murder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.6
 31K
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: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, chase, kidnapping, betrayal, drug dealing, police, police investigation, dishonesty, law enforcement, master criminal, crimes, fighting the system ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.5
 90K
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, tense, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, race against time, hostage, police corruption, police, crimes, crime, rescue, track down, twists & turns, conspiracy, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Deadly Impact (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Deadly Impact follows hard-nosed cop Thomas Armstrong (Flanery) whose life was shattered when he became the helpless target of a mastermind murderer. Returning home after a much-needed break, Armstrong joins the FBI to seek revenge and help track ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: undercover, police detective, hostage, psychopath, vengeance, danger, hitman, law enforcement, crimes, track down, deadly, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new mexico, usa, mexico, albuquerque new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 46K
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, rough, suspense, intense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, webcam, murder, special agents, investigation, website, kidnapping, violence, internet, fbi, torture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, oregon, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
One in the Chamber (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A seasoned assassin plays both sides in a Russian gang war and becomes the target of an unknown enemy.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, rivalry, danger, crimes, criminal heroes, chases and races, violence spree, one against many, gangster, mob boss, mob hit, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: prague, europe, prague czech republic, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 4.5
 4K
The Courier (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A shady FBI agent recruits a courier to deliver a mysterious package to a vengeful master criminal who has recently resurfaced with a diabolical plan.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, twists and turns ...
Plot: hitman, race against time, danger, extortion, revenge, delivery, crimes, track down, rivalry, murder, betrayal, loner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, las vegas, st. louis missouri, new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Assault on Precinct 13 (2005)
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: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, violence, survival, danger, police station, siege, crimes, master criminal, law enforcement, unlikely partners, tough law enforcer, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: detroit, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.6
 252K
Fast & Furious (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
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, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: car chase, car race, chase, chases and races, crimes, rivalry, vengeance, gang, friendship, loss of loved one, fbi, desert ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, los angeles, usa, latin america, panama ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Movie in collections
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: tense, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, private detective, kidnapping, investigation, crime, crimes, serial killer, mafia, haunted by the past, drug dealer, loner, murder of wife ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s, contemporary, 21st century, 90s ...
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Black Moon Rising (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An FBI free-lancer stashes a stolen Las Vegas-crime tape in a high-tech car stolen by someone else.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, car chase, heist, investigation, fbi, violence, murder, revenge, car, crimes, crime, on the run ...
Time: 80s
Place: las vegas, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.8
 64K
Cobra (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A tough-on-crime street cop must protect the only surviving witness to a strange murderous cult with far reaching plans.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, tough law enforcer, serial killer, police investigation, tough heroes, murder, rivalry, fighting crime, law enforcement, resistance, danger, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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: realistic, suspenseful, tense, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, crimes, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, partners, police corruption, deadly, partners against crime, chases and races, conspiracy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Boiling Point (1993)
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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, murder, investigation, prison, crime, redemption, working undercover, master criminal, vengeance, crimes, special agents, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.4
 12K
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: suspenseful, surprise ending, twists and turns, serious, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, kidnapping, murder, vengeance, crime, crimes, missing person, law enforcement, hitchhiker, murder mystery, train, police investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.4
 16K
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: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, undercover, tough law enforcer, crime, danger, master criminal, working undercover, crimes, fighting crime, hostages, hostage, police investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, paris france, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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