Movies like Sacrifice 2011

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Sacrifice (2011)
 4.3
 3K
Sacrifice (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A tough undercover cop inadvertently gets involved in a dangerous heroin ring when a young defector of the drug trade leaves his five year-old sister in his care.
Style: serious, exciting, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, law enforcement, police detective, partners against crime, confined, hopes, tough heroes, kidnapping, empire, police officer, heroes, graphic violence, rivalry, nudity (full frontal - brief), child in peril, drugs, prostitute, drug cartel, police, violence, female nudity, priest, church, drug dealer, african american ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and rough films with plots about crimes, deadly, danger, rivalry, law enforcement, chases and races and graphic violence mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Sacrifice: Java Heat (2013), Clash (2009), Lies & Illusions (2009), Icarus (2010), Hijack (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Java Heat (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Indonesia, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An American in Indonesia teams up with a Muslim cop to track down a terrorist.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, partners against crime, vengeance, law enforcement, partners, master criminal, rivalry, tough heroes, terrorist, terrorist attack, kidnapping, monster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indonesia, asia
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 5.9
 1K
Clash (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Vietnam
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Trinh, a mercenary, must complete a series of organized crime jobs for her boss in order to win the release of her kidnapped daughter. She hires several mercenaries to help, including Quan, who she becomes attracted to. Trinh and Quan's ...
Style: exciting, rough, stylized, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hitman, gangsters, kidnapping, dangerous attraction, heist, violence spree, gunfight, strong female presence, graphic violence, couples, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Lies & Illusions (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a menacing smuggler coolly insists that best-selling author Wes Wilson take a chauffeured backseat ride with him, Wilson's charmed life explodes into a world of violence and espionage, and he learns shocking truths about two women in his ...
Style: serious, exciting, tense, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: crimes, espionage, murder, thief, diamonds, on the run, chase, rivalry, dishonesty, undercover, dealing with death, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.0
 4K
Icarus (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Trained KGB assassin, EDWARD GENN (code name ICARUS), worked years ago as a sleeper agent in America. But when the Soviet Union collapsed, he quickly found himself in a foreign country with no one to trust. Determined to escape his muddled ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kgb, one man army, secret identity, tough heroes, crimes, confined, special agents, murder, hitman, heroes, tough guy, killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, british columbia, vancouver, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 4.1
 405
Hijack (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A prestigious senator and the passengers on board a train are kidnapped by a militia group.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, terrorism, martial arts, hijacking, race against time, heroes, confined, law enforcement, crimes, save the day, terrorist plot, terrorist group ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Caught in the Headlights (2005)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Story: A federal agent, Kate Parker arrives in a small rural town to extradite Claire Scott, a young woman suspected of murdering a government scientist. Kate is prevented from delivering her prisoner as the mysterious John Lawson, a rouge agent, now ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, stylized ...
Plot: crimes, injustice, law enforcement, isolation, female criminal, woman with a gun, special agents, fugitives, confined, policewoman, runaway, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Way of War (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Paramilitary operative David Wolfe stumbles upon an international conspiracy connecting presidential cabinet members to a Middle Eastern terrorist plot. Wanting to expose the truth, Wolfe defies orders and returns to the US as an army of one ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, assassination, state affairs, political corruption, political conspiracy, government agency, race against time, dishonesty, military, political intrigue, one man army, revenge plot ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 2.7
 628
Target (2004)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: U.S. Army sniper Charlie Snow finds himself at the other end of the crosshairs when the brother of an Eastern European arms dealer whom he killed decides to take vengeance on Charlie and his family in L.A.
Style: realistic, serious, rough
Plot: terrorism, crimes, rivalry, sniper, state affairs, soldier, law enforcement, graphic violence, hostage, save the day, vengeance, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 3.2
 592
Blood Money (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Zheng Zhou is the most feared warrior from the Shaolin Dynasty in China. His fighting and weapons skills are legendary. But when his parents are killed and sister kidnapped, he turns to a life of drugs and crime that will almost kill him. With the ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, crimes, rivalry, violence, smuggling, drug cartel, martial arts, nudity (full frontal - brief), strong violent content, sexual content, heroes, master warrior ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.2
 958
Endure (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After a shocking photo of a young woman is found inside the twisted metal of a fatal car crash, veteran detective Emory Lloyd must risk everything to identify and find the woman before it's too late.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Plot: kidnapping, police detective, police investigation, partners, race against time, woman in danger, confined, reluctant partners, law enforcement, crimes, swamp, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.0
 202
On the Edge (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Dakota Smith is an ex-cop and former private eye with a proclivity for community service. When a young basketball player entangles himself with drug dealers, he turns to Dak for help. Eventually goons are sent to kill the hoopster, but they hit the ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough heroes, hitman, vigilantism, drug dealing, law enforcement, rivalry, partners against crime, crimes, vengeance, urban ghetto, drug dealer, crime fighter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.2
 3K
Freezer (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Robert Saunters, a mechanic is knocked unconscious at his birthday dinner and wakes up to find himself locked up inside the restaurant's freezer. Knowing nothing of why he's there, he realizes he has been mistaken as someone else.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, confined, freezer, hostage, crimes, kidnapped, russian mafia, stolen money, undercover cop, hypothermia, kidnapping, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.6
 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, exciting, realistic, rough
Plot: law enforcement, track down, investigation, crimes, dishonesty, life is a bitch, one man army, brutality, violence, murder of family, fistfight, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, british columbia, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.0
 980
Body Armour (2007)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia, Germany, Spain, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A burned-out bodyguard is hired to protect the man he hates the most: an international assassin who destroyed his career and ruined his life. Forced to put his personal feelings on hold, the bodyguard must use all his skills and years of experience ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, serious ...
Plot: assassin, hitman, vigilantism, crimes, rivalry, bodyguard, gunfight, murder, vengeance, heroes, graphic violence, nightclub ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.5
 832
Cold Steel (1987)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Detective Johnny Modine gets his Christmas celebration spoiled with news of his father's death, which seems the work of psychopathic junkies ...
Style: tense, realistic, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, ex cop, psychopath, investigation, femme fatale, rivalry, crimes, police detective, vengeance, revenge, police, police officer ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Living & Dying (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four desperate bank robbers are forced to abandon their lucrative heist plans and become the reluctant heroes when two of their hostages turn out to be psychotic killers who won't stop until everyone in the bank has been ruthlessly slaughtered. ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, heist, crime gone awry, disorder, tough heroes, hitman, criminal heroes, master criminal, crimes, law enforcement, on the run, unlikely criminals ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.9
 2K
Grandmaster (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Chandrashekhar lives alone in a dark and violent city. Even with crime occurring all around him, he withdraws from all responsibility and lives quietly. Soon, change is forced upon him in order to catch a serial killer. Like a grandmaster who ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, police detective, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, murder, chess, police, police officer, whodunit, psycho ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.3
 12K
The Hit List (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A disgruntled man creates a hit list with a stranger during a drunken night out and must then race to try to save those he marked for extermination as the bodies begin to pile up and all fingers point to him.
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: unfaithful, race against time, murder, killer, police investigation, track down, crimes, crumbling marriage, on the run, mysterious character, fish out of water, family in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 4.1
 275
Border Lost (2008)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Over five thousand people illegally cross the border each day. There are areas where crime is at its highest, where criminals prey upon these defenseless groups. An elite task force is put together with high expectations of solving this problem that ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, illegal immigration, partners, escapades, government agency, heroes, desert, daring rescue, immigrants, immigration, sexual content, strong violent content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Lost Samaritan (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a long night at the office, an accountant stops to help an injured motorist and ends up becoming the target of two dangerous assassins.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, police corruption, law enforcement, special agents, dishonesty, on the run, frame up, survival, murderous pair, graphic violence, office, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.1
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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, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: daughter, forest, survival, fugitives, one man army, father daughter relationship, tough heroes, parents and children, one against many, computer cracker, runaway, hostage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.4
 782
Royal Kill (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A fearsome warrior from the Kingdom of Samarza arrives in America to assassinate a high school girl. The girl does not know it, but she is the last living heir to the Kingdom. A noble guard arrives in America to protect the young princess.
Style: serious, tense, captivating, psychological, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, rivalry, heir, bodyguard, assassination, save the princess, assassination attempt, crimes, female assassin, mission, ninja, medieval ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.0
 882
Scar City (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young cop gets thrown in with a special police squad who are acting as assassins against hoods and who don't care who gets in the way.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense, erotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, partners, police investigation, tough law enforcer, undercover, partners against crime, fighting crime, criminal's revenge, police corruption, dishonesty, murder, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 4.1
 5K
The Traveler (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On a dark Christmas Eve in a small town, the lone Sheriffs on the night shift encounter a mysterious man who goes by the name of Mr. Nobody. As the night progresses, the Sheriffs discover that this isn't just a nobody, but a vengeful killer ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, realistic ...
Plot: christmas, mysterious character, mind game, police detective, vengeance, rivalry, crimes, law enforcement, murder, small town, police station, child murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
S.W.A.T.: Firefight (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Los Angeles S.W.A.T. officer, Lt. Paul Cutler, is sent to train the Detroit S.W.A.T. team on new anti-terrorism and homeland security techniques. Cutler has a hard time settling into his assignment as he locks horns with his new captain and ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: swat team, hitman, fighting crime, daring rescue, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, crimes, rivalry, basic training, gunfight, heroes, ambush ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, detroit, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.1
 2K
Howling (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A man is found burned to death inside of a car. Detective Sang-Gil (Song Kang-Ho) and his co-workers investigate the scene. Sang-Gil doesn't want to take the case, because it looks like a simple suicide case and won't help him get the ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: crimes, investigation, police detective, partners, law enforcement, promotion, mystery, supernatural, werewolf, police investigation, dangerous animal, partners against crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.5
 589
Hit List (1989)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A family man (Jan-Michael Vincent) and a mob witness (Leo Rossi) hunt a mob hit man (Lance Henriksen) who has mistakenly kidnapped the family man's son.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, kidnapping, organized crime, hitman, mafia, investigation, rescue, crimes, missing person, vengeance, disorder, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Assassin's Game (2015)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Legendary hitman Vet Jones never expected to accept another mission. But when his son fails to assassinate an important target, and a powerful crime boss gives Jones an ultimatum - finish the job or his son dies - Jones has no choice but to accept. ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: family relations, hitman, parents and children, disorder, graphic violence, heroes, on the run, crimes, tough heroes, master warrior, martial arts, sniper ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Absolute Deception (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A widowed reporter recruits the help of a federal agent to investigate her late husband's secrets, but the two become the target of unknown attackers. When FBI Agent John Nelson’s key informant, Miles, is abducted and shot, all that’s left ...
Style: psychological, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: special agents, murder, uncover truth, undercover, investigation, manhunt, law enforcement, couple relations, dishonesty, journalism, espionage, empire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, cuba, australia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Girl from the Naked Eye (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jake is a driver for a seedy escort service operating out of 'The Naked Eye strip club', he's a street thug type who falls for a witty high-class escort named Sandy. Except one night Sandy is found murdered, the only clues left behind ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, vengeance, crimes, rivalry, martial arts, stripper, violence, surrealism, medieval, sex, sexual content, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%