Movies like Alex Cross

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Alex Cross (2012)
 5.1
 31K
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, revenge, torture, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa, michigan, indonesia, new orleans

Most similar movies to Alex Cross

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and exciting films with plots about revenge, murder, crimes, vengeance, chase, police and deadly mostly in Crime, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Alex Cross: Blitz (2011), Death Warrant (1990), Jack Reacher (2012), Blue Steel (1990), Rage (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.2
 78K
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: exciting, serious, suspense, talky, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, serial killer, police investigation, murder, police detective, law enforcer killer, cop as target, law enforcement, crimes, tough law enforcer, stalking, police brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, new orleans, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: rough, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: prison, murder, investigation, martial arts, prisoner, serial killer, undercover, partners against crime, track down, master criminal, working undercover, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 288K
Jack Reacher (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sniper, loner, murder, ex military, investigation, lone wolves, drifter, crimes, police investigation, vigilantism, conspiracy, false accusation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pennsylvania, pittsburgh, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 11K
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, rough, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: obsession, policewoman, serial killer, stalking, murder, psychopath, neo noir, crimes, mind game, crime, police investigation, female protagonist ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 5.0
 22K
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, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, kidnapping, haunted by the past, forced into action, rivalry, track down, gangsters, chases and races, violence spree, murder, vigilante, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: rough, suspenseful, exciting, brutal, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, hitman, corruption, heroes, crimes, tough heroes, partners, vigilantism, danger, deadly, violence, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.6
 26K
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, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, police, vengeance, danger, crimes, mind game, deadly, chases and races, woman in danger, family, rescue, moral dilemma ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new orleans, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.0
 81K
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, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, crime, vigilantism, partners, law enforcement, mind game, partners against crime, fighting crime, deadly, murder, justice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
 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, suspenseful, rough, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, investigation, special agents, psychopath, murder, mind game, master criminal, race against time, rivalry, law enforcement, track down, tough law enforcer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, realistic, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, frame up, police investigation, police corruption, chase, homicide detective, rescue, tough law enforcer, danger, rivalry, boat ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: pittsburgh, usa, philadelphia, san francisco, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, investigation, chase, martial arts, danger, car chase, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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 slave, human trafficking, sex slavery, martial arts, tough law enforcer, crime, gangsters, rivalry, master criminal, tough heroes, police investigation, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, asia, usa, new jersey, bangkok thailand ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.2
 45K
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, violence, kidnapping, internet, fbi, torture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, oregon, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone hero, martial arts, corruption, undercover, cia, drug dealing, crimes, vengeance, law enforcement, dishonesty, deadly, working undercover ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, usa, japan, asia, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.4
 40K
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, rough, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, police investigation, mystery, crimes, investigation, deadly, dishonesty, fbi, doctor patient relationship, foot chase ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.3
 37K
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, prison, reporter, crime, police investigation, against the rules, law enforcement, tough cop, murder, car chase ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: police detective, undercover, psychopath, vengeance, danger, deadly, law enforcement, track down, crimes, hitman, tough heroes, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 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, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, undercover, tough law enforcer, crime, danger, master criminal, fighting crime, crimes, working undercover, hostages, police investigation, heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, paris france, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
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, tense, suspenseful, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, tough law enforcer, crimes, reluctant partners, partners against crime, chases and races, partners, deadly, law enforcement, police corruption, conspiracy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.6
 140K
Vantage Point (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The attempted assassination of the American President is told and re-told from several different perspectives.
Style: exciting, twists and turns, surprise ending, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination attempt, terrorism, bomb, betrayal, chase, secret service, president, assassination, investigation, danger, uncover truth, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.3
 73K
Assassins (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Assassin Robert Rath arrives at a funeral to kill a prominent mobster, only to witness a rival hired gun complete the job for him -- with grisly results. Horrified by the murder of innocent bystanders, Rath decides to take one last job and then ...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, rivalry, assassination, competition, cia, police chase, rescue, sniper, danger, criminal heroes, crimes, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, detroit, seattle, seattle washington, caribbean ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.2
 54K
Takers (2010)
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, realistic, serious, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, police brutality, chase, crimes, law enforcement, robbery, chases and races, gang, dishonesty, partners, partners in crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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, rough, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: serial killer, kidnapping, murder, vengeance, missing person, crime, law enforcement, hitchhiker, murder mystery, train, police investigation, mystery ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Movie in collections
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, police station, danger, brutality, siege, crimes, master criminal, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: detroit, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.5
 49K
Chaos (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two cops, a rookie and a grizzled vet, pursue an accomplished bank robber.
Style: exciting, surprise ending, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, bank robbery, police detective, police investigation, crime, hostages, law enforcement, robbery, crimes, fan, dirty cop ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.1
 43K
A Man Apart (2003)
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: suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, crimes, tough law enforcer, cocaine, vigilantism, organized crime, fighting crime, crime, danger, tough heroes, drug cartel, tragic hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, usa, los angeles, california, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.7
 56K
Sabotage (2014)
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: tense, suspenseful, serious, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, drug cartel, police investigation, crime scene, vengeance, brutality, gory, crimes, deadly, tough law enforcer, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, georgia, usa, atlanta georgia, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.9
 27K
The Double (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
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, realistic, serious, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: double agent, assassination, investigation, special agents, crime, ex law enforcer, hunt down, deadly, crimes, espionage, assassin, spy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, mexico, paris france, washington d.c., russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.9
 24K
The Rookie (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Veteran cop Nick Pulovski is used to playing musical partners; many of the partners he's had in the past have died on the job, and often as a result of Nick's risky tactics. But the rookie who's been assigned to help Nick bust a ...
Style: semi serious, suspense, entertaining, intense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, rescue, police investigation, partners, danger, track down, hostages, car chase, kidnapping, brutality, vengeance, murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.5
 89K
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, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: kidnapping, race against time, police corruption, police, rescue, crime, hostage, track down, twists & turns, conspiracy, murder, one man army ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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