Movies like Maximum Conviction

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Maximum Conviction (2012)
 4.8
 6K
Maximum Conviction (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When former black ops operative Tom Steele and his partner Manning are assigned to decommission an old prison, they must oversee the arrival of two mysterious female prisoners. Before long, an elite force of mercenaries assault the prison in search of the new arrivals. As the true identities of the women are revealed, Steele realizes he's caught in the middle of something far bigger than he had imagined.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough, realistic, suspense, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, prison, rescue, martial arts, confined, partners, on the run, danger, master warrior, tough heroes, heroes, foot chase, chases and races, graphic violence, survival, basketball, henchman, fight, poker, money, cia, violence, death, kitchen, hostage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa, oregon

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about fistfight, tough guy, gun, martial arts, gunfight, pistol and violence mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Maximum Conviction: Half Past Dead (2002), Hunt to Kill (2010), Submerged (2005), The Marine 3: Homefront (2013), Killing Salazar (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.7
 14K
Half Past Dead (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: This movie tells the story of a man who goes undercover in a hi-tech prison to find out information to help prosecute those who killed his wife. While there he stumbles onto a plot involving a death-row inmate and his $200 million stash of gold.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: undercover, prison, secret agents, gangsters, working undercover, one man army, gang, confined, tough heroes, law enforcement, danger, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 6K
Hunt to Kill (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A U.S. Border Patrol agent Jim Rhodes, a tough divorcée mourning the loss of his murdered partner while struggling to raise his rebellious daughter in the mountains of Montana. But when a crew of trigger-happy fugitives takes Rhodes and his ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, daughter, tough heroes, danger, survival, fugitives, one against many, parents and children, kidnapping, profanity, heroes, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, montana, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.7
 5K
Submerged (2005)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Bulgaria
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Chris Kody, imprisoned member of the US military, is released from prison and reunited with his old team in order to pursue a renegade scientist. The catch, the scientist has developed mind control technology that can make even your friends into ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, rescue, espionage, martial arts, heroes, undercover, soldier, daring rescue, deadly, good versus evil, working undercover, save the day ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Marine 3: Homefront (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A Marine must do whatever it takes to save his kidnapped niece and stop a terrorist attack masterminded by a radical militia group.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, soldier, kidnapping, one man army, tough heroes, daring rescue, save the day, rivalry, danger, crimes, hostages ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, seattle washington, seattle, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Killing Salazar (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Monaco
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An elite team of DEA agents are assigned to protect a dangerous drug lord and take refuge in a luxury hotel while they await extraction. They soon find themselves at the center of an ambush as the drug lord's former associates launch an ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, exciting, surprise ending ...
Plot: black ops, ambush, betrayal, violence, battles, organized crime, battle, gangsters, government agent, russian, top secret, soldier ...
Place: ukraine, eastern europe, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.1
 2K
Detention (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A heroic high school teacher leads a band of students trapped in school by violent drug-runners.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: high school, hostage, ex soldier, survival, mercenary, hostages, confined, tough heroes, one man army, master warrior, dedicated educator, teachers and students ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bosnia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.0
 4K
The Package (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A courier for a local crime lord must deliver a mysterious package while being chased by a horde of unusual gangsters.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, crime lord, crimes, chases and races, tough heroes, danger, organized crime, husband wife relationship, brother brother relationship, hostage, deception, delivery man ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Direct Contact (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Bulgaria, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An imprisoned ex-US Special forces operative in Eastern Europe, is offered his freedom and money to rescue an American woman, who has been kidnapped by a ruthless warlord. But, shortly after freeing her discovers that the kidnap story was just a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, prison, confined, adventure, daring rescue, tough heroes, danger, chases and races, crimes, heroes, rescue, one man army ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, russia, balkan
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 4.6
 3K
A Good Man (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After an illustrious special ops career ends in disaster, Alexander goes off the grid and attempts to lead a quiet life as a handyman at an apartment complex. But when one of his tenants and her family fall under the thumb of a Russian gangster, ...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: heroes, gangsters, martial arts, one man army, save the day, crimes, rivalry, danger, deadly, gang, gory, false accusation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: russia, romania, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Mercenary: Absolution (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: Romania, USA, Ukraine
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a contract killer (Steven Seagal) encounters a girl on the run from a dangerous mob boss (Vinnie Jones) with powerful political ties, running a human trafficking operation, he is torn between protecting the girl, and remaining loyal to the ...
Style: tense, exciting, captivating, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: on the run, damsel in distress, dark past, gangsters, chase, conspiracy, foot chase, corruption, escape, gangster, organized crime, spy ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york, eastern europe, ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.2
 43K
Hard Target (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, 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, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ex military, chase, martial arts, survival, mercenary, crimes, deadly, track down, tough heroes, danger, gunfight, one against many ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.7
 1K
End of a Gun (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A mall security guard -- and former federal agent -- crosses paths with a drug kingpin's enforcer after he saves a woman from danger.
Style: surprise ending, rough, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: violence, martial arts, brutality, betrayal, chase, rescue, murder, police detective, death, blood, security guard, aikido ...
Time: 2010s
Place: houston texas, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.4
 7K
Into the Sun (2005)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After the assassination of Tokyo's Governor by Yakuza members, the CIA bureau chief (William Atherton) for Tokyo puts out a call to an agent (Steven Seagal) that had been raised in Japan and trained by ex-Yakuza. Using his former ties, he ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, assassination, gangsters, fbi, tough heroes, race against time, undercover, vengeance, crimes, law enforcement, master criminal, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.5
 2K
Deadly Prey (1987)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of sadistic mercenaries led by Col. John Hogan kidnap Michael Danton from his home, and set him loose on the grounds of their secret camp to be used as training for new recruits. Danton has been called the "most perfect killer ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, manhunt, survival, chase, psychopath, machine gun, rifle, gunfight, exploding helicopter, fistfight, rapist, swamp ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.8
 11K
Arena (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: David Lord finds himself forced into the savage world of a modern gladiatorial arena, where men fight to the death for the entertainment of the online masses.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, violence spree, deadly, tough heroes, battles, murder, firefighter, rescue, one man army, tough guy, male female relationship, serial killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seattle washington, mexico, london, seattle, sydney australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Out for a Kill (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An unsuspecting university professor is an unwitting accomplice in a foiled Chinese cocaine deal. Wrongly imprisoned, he escapes to take his revenge and prove his innocence.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, gangsters, murder, prison, martial arts, law enforcement, vengeance, criminal's revenge, drug abuse, dishonesty, deadly, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china, asia, hong kong, new york, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.7
 3K
The Stranger (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Pro wrestling legend Steve Austin stars as a man with no name, no memory and absolutely nothing left to lose. But when he finds himself hunted by both the FBI and the Russian mob, this amnesiac decides to fight back. Pursuit cannot stop him. Torture ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough
Plot: one man army, investigation, crimes, law enforcement, track down, dishonesty, danger, life is a bitch, martial arts, brutality, violence, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle washington, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Operation Rogue (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Deep in the jungles of Southeast Asia, a terrorist organization has stolen materials to create a dangerous chemical bomb. It is up to Captain Max Randall and his team of Marines to stop them. But when Randall's team kill the terrorist ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, terrorism, military, soldier, jungle, danger, confined, crimes, heroes, graphic violence, rescue, bomb ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, the philippines, southeast asia, manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 6.5
 74K
Under Siege (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: This action-packed thriller takes place on the soon-to-be-decommissioned USS Missouri. Disgruntled ex-CIA operative Strannix, his assistant Krill and their group of terrorists seize the battleship with nuclear blackmail in mind. They've planned ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: one man army, hijacking, mercenary, warship, tough law enforcer, race against time, terrorism, nuclear threat, save the day, danger, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: hawaii, pentagon, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Mercenary for Justice (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA, South Africa
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mercenary John Seeger is one of the best in the business. John and his crew battle some soldiers on Galmoral Island in Southern Africa as they're trying to rescue the French Ambassador -- there's a coup going on. Some of John's ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, mercenary, heroes, rescue, one man army, prison, hostage, tough heroes, escapades, vengeance, danger, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: cape town south africa, miami, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
A Dangerous Man (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After serving 6 years for a crime he didn't commit, Shane Daniels is released from jail with an apology from the State of Arizona. Within hours of his freedom, he unluckily bears witness to a cop killing by Chinese mafia who have a kidnapped ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, danger, rivalry, confined, heroes, gangsters, profanity, nudity (full frontal - brief), martial arts, one man army, police officer killed, chinese ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, revenge, murder, chase, investigation, martial arts, gangsters, danger, car chase, deadly, track down, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.1
 4K
Shadow Man (2006)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Romania
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An intelligence operative discovers that no one is what they seem in the shadowy world of espionage.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, espionage, cia, martial arts, save the day, adventure, tough heroes, undercover, one man army, deadly, secret agents, government agency ...
Time: contemporary
Place: romania, europe, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A passenger train has been hijacked by an electronics expert and turned into an untraceable command center for a weapons satellite. He has planned to blow up Washington DC and only one man can stop him, former Navy SEAL Casey Ryback.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, satellite, terrorist, one man army, terrorism, heroes, nuclear threat, hijacking, danger, profanity, graphic violence, serial murder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: pentagon, colorado, denver colorado, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.6
 17K
The Prince (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A family man who turns out to be a retired mob enforcer must travel across the country to find his daughter who has gone missing.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, missing person, daring rescue, partners, crime, crimes, danger, forced into action, justice, missing daughter, confined, retired ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, mississippi, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Executive Decision (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Terrorists hijack a 747 inbound to Washington D.C., demanding the the release of their imprisoned leader. Intelligence expert David Grant (Kurt Russell) suspects another reason and he is soon the reluctant member of a special assault team that is ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hijacking, airplane, hostage, rescue, bomb, violence, explosion, surveillance, deception, hand to hand combat, ransom ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: athens greece, washington d.c., london, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Soldiers of Fortune (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Wealthy thrill-seekers pay huge premiums to have themselves inserted into military adventures, only this time things don't go exactly to plan.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, race against time, battles, martial arts, soldier, danger, on the run, tough heroes, battle, rescue mission, stock broker, tough guy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, ukraine, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, chase, kidnapping, betrayal, drug dealing, police, police investigation, master criminal, fighting the system, dishonesty, law enforcement, working undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Pistol Whipped (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Steven Seagal stars in this gritty, no-holds barred action film as an elite ex-cop with a gambling problem and a mountain of debt. When a mysterious man offers to clear his debts in exchange for the assassination of the city's most notorious ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, murder, hitman, debt, introspection, life is a bitch, crimes, redemption, deadly, downfall, dishonesty, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.0
 951
He Who Dares (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: On Christmas Eve a group of ruthless masked terrorists kidnap the Prime Ministers daughter, fortifying themselves in an underground car park rigged with explosives. Crack SAS operative Chris Lowe and his team are sent in and must take the building ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, race against time, military, soldier, danger, crimes, daring rescue, confined, escapades, law enforcement, hostage, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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