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The Courier
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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, ambiguous ending, surprise ending, suspense
Plot: track down, crimes, crime, rivalry, betrayal, race against time, hitman, danger, delivery, briefcase, extortion, arrest, revenge, flashback, chases and races, deadly, dishonesty, amnesia, suit and tie, female pilot, broken finger, shot through a door, waterboarding, punching bag, dressing room ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new orleans, las vegas, st. louis missouri, louisiana
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The Dark Knight
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
USA, UK
152 min.
 9.0
Sicario
Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
USA
121 min.
 7.6
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and surprise ending films with plots about violence, murder, death, pistol, shot in the chest, deception and crimes mostly in Crime, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like The Courier: Assassination Games (2011), Maximum Force (1992), Stolen (2012), Triple 9 (2016), 6 Bullets (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Assassination Games
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Brazil is a contract killer, willing to take any job if the price is right. Flint left the assassin game when a ruthless drug dealer’s brutal attack left his wife in a coma. When a contract is put out on the same coldblooded drug dealer, both ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal's revenge, unlikely partners, vengeance, hitman, tough heroes, crimes, drug cartel, knife throwing, anti hero, karate, knife fight, silencer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: eastern europe, ukraine
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
 4.6
 215
Maximum Force
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three renegade cops team up to take on the corrupt chief of police and a crime lords hatchet-man.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, crimes, crime, dishonesty, law enforcement, prostitute, chase, gangsters, renegade, against the odds, police corruption, undercover ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   93%
    User:   100%
 
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Stolen
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, 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, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: kidnapping, car chase, crime, heist, chase, father daughter relationship, bank robbery, robbery, fbi, betrayal, race against time, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   77%
    User:   88%
 
 6.3
 57K
Triple 9
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A gang of criminals and corrupt cops plan the murder of a police officer in order to pull off their biggest heist yet across town.
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, serious, intense ...
Plot: heist, police corruption, crime, bank robbery, violence, murder, betrayal, crime gone awry, police, corruption, organized crime, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, boston, los angeles, atlanta georgia, tel aviv israel
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System:   72%
    User:   85%
 
 6.1
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6 Bullets
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An ex-mercenary known for finding missing children is hired by a mixed martial arts fighter whose daughter has been kidnapped.
Style: serious, rough, exciting, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, daring rescue, crime, urban, kidnapping, missing child, danger, tough heroes, crimes, heroes, kidnapped daughter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   67%
 
 4.5
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Dragon Eyes
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In St. Jude, drug dealers and corrupt cops have destroyed an urban neighborhood. But newcomer, Hong, has the fighting skills and moral vision to save this town from itself.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, martial arts, good versus evil, master warrior, crime, one man army, small town, urban ghetto, tough heroes, crimes, heroes, gang ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   77%
 
 6.2
 70K
Broken City
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In a broken city rife with injustice, ex-cop Billy Taggart seeks redemption and revenge after being double-crossed and then framed by its most powerful figure, the mayor. Billy's relentless pursuit of justice, matched only by his streetwise ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, crime, politics, political corruption, betrayal, revenge, corruption, conspiracy, murder, violence, neo noir ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, new orleans, new jersey, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   72%
 
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Run All Night
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Brooklyn mobster and prolific hit man Jimmy Conlon has seen better days. Longtime best friend of a mob boss, Jimmy is haunted by the sins of his past—as well as a dogged police detective who’s been one step behind Jimmy for 30 years. But when ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, intense ...
Plot: hitman, crime, revenge, gangsters, murder, on the run, betrayal, father son relationship, assassin, car chase, redemption, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city, madison square garden manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   54%
 
 5.3
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Street Knight
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A former cop returns to challenge a plot to escalate gang violence in the streets of Los Angeles.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gang, crime, crimes, law enforcement, urban, rivalry, against the odds, teenage life, city life, gangsters, hostages ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   58%
 
A Better Way to Die
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Boomer (Wiper) is a rookie cop based in the urban hellhole that is downtown Chicago. After his involvement in a drug bust operation which results in the death of Carlos (Carmen Argenziano), his mentor and father figure, Boomer becomes disillusioned ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, road movie, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, gangsters, hostages, special agents, tough law enforcer, on the run, witnessing a crime, manhunt, hitman, race against time, woman in danger, working undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   68%
 
 7.6
 295K
Sicario
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A young female FBI agent joins a secret CIA operation to take down a Mexican cartel boss, a job that ends up pushing her ethical and moral values to the limit.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, suspense, serious, tense ...
Plot: crime, murder, violence, brutality, organized crime, corruption, revenge, hitman, kidnapping, assassination, dark hero, torture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: mexico, usa, texas, arizona, phoenix arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   65%
 
 5.6
 44K
Wild Card
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a Las Vegas bodyguard with lethal skills and a gambling problem gets in trouble with the mob, he has one last play… and it's all or nothing.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, crime, gangsters, revenge, brutality, mafia, betrayal, violence, lone wolves, fight scenes, martial arts, gangster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa, new orleans, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   68%
 
 5.8
 24K
Hard to Kill
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mason Storm, a 'go it alone' cop, is gunned down at home. The intruders kill his wife, and think they've killed both Mason and his son too. Mason is secretly taken to a hospital where he spends several years in a coma. His son ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, hospital, murder, gangsters, revenge, chase, brutality, car chase, violence, hitman, vigilante ...
Time: 80s, year 1990, year 1983, 1990s
Place: los angeles, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   57%
 
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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:   56%
    User:   58%
 
 4.7
 2K
The Outsider
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Revolves around a British military contractor Lex Walker who is told his daughter has died. When he arrives in Los Angeles and discovers the body is not hers, he begins an investigation.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, track down, vigilantism, tough heroes, chases and races, one man army, danger, corporate crime, computer hacker, iraq veteran, bar brawl, home invasion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   61%
 
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:   52%
 
 5.1
 30K
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, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: murder, crime, serial killer, vengeance, revenge, torture, chase, kidnapping, drugs/alcohol, track down, assassin, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, michigan, usa, new orleans, indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   59%
 
 6.7
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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:   53%
    User:   49%
 
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One in the Chamber
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, drugs/alcohol, danger, deadly, rivalry, criminal heroes, violence spree, chases and races, crimes, bullet, cockney accent, roundhouse kick ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, prague, prague czech republic, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   56%
 
Pistol Whipped
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: introspection, down on your luck, gambling, crimes, danger, deadly, old man, debt, money, murder, hitman, downfall ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   45%
 
 7.0
 2K
Truck Turner
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Ex-football star turned skip-tracer, Turner specializes in bringing in the criminals police are too scared to chase, and when he's hired to capture sociopathic pimp Gator, he finds himself confronted by the most vicious killers in the ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, partners against crime, chase, crime, track down, tough heroes, chases and races, vengeance, organized crime, revenge, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1973
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   58%
 
 5.1
 2K
The Cutter
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A former cop turned Los Angeles P.I. takes on a case of a missing diamond cutter that leads him on an adventure of love and villainy spanning of mob to the present day Jewelry District.
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police investigation, criminal's revenge, hostages, one man army, master criminal, private detective, chase, investigation, shoulder holster, rescue, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, germany, usa, los angeles, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   42%
 
 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:   51%
    User:   58%
 
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 7.0
 268K
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:   50%
    User:   45%
 
Urban Justice
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, crime, martial arts, small town, gangsters, urban, chase, investigation, track down, murder, vengeance, revenge ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   56%
 
 6.3
 36K
Nick of Time
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Gene Watson is a public accountant who arrives on a train at Union Station in Los Angeles, accompanied by his 6-year-old daughter Lynn. Because of his ordinary looks, he is approached by a pair of sinister people named Smith and Jones.
Style: suspenseful, tense, exciting, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: kidnapping, assassination, conspiracy, chase, hostage, time, murder, corruption, neo noir, hotel, surveillance, race against time ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   42%
 
 9.0
 1.9M
The Dark Knight
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Batman raises the stakes in his war on crime. With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but ...
Style: exciting, stylized, epic, suspense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, vigilante, corruption, morality, secret identity, dark hero, batman, crime, vigilantism, violence, insanity, justice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, hong kong
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System:   48%
    User:   54%
 
 7.2
 268K
The Equalizer
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In The Equalizer, Denzel Washington plays McCall, a man who believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when McCall meets Teri (Chloë Grace Moretz), a young girl under the control of ...
Style: suspense, stylized, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilante, vigilantism, violence, corruption, hitman, vengeance, assassin, gory, revenge, crime, surveillance, russian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, russia, moscow russia
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System:   48%
    User:   41%
 

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Don't Say a Word
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia, Switzerland, Canada
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Time: contemporary, year 1991, 2000s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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System:   48%
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A Good Man
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, eastern europe
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System:   47%
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