Movies like Nightfall

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Nightfall
Original name: 大追捕
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Inspector Lam investigates the brutal murder of Tsui, a famous musician. Wong, the designated suspect, just spent 20 years in jail for the murder of Tsui's daughter but has always claimed his innocence.
Plot: mystery, music school, abusive parent, button, ice cream cone, infertility, corporal punishment, mute, mutilation, cable car, sexual perversion, pervert, broken glass, pianist, ex convict, poster, cat and mouse, stalking, cruelty, unwanted pregnancy, police brutality, police investigation, stabbing, surveillance, violence against women ...
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Oldboy
Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
South Korea
120 min.
 8.4
The Raid 2
Action, Crime, Thriller
Indonesia, USA
150 min.
 8.0
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Most similar movies to Nightfall

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about blood splatter, violence, blood, murder, brutality, revenge and chase mostly in Thriller, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Nightfall: The Defender (1994), Code of Honor (2016), S.W.A.T.: Under Siege (2017), John Wick: Chapter Two (2017), Street Fighters (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 6.5
 4K
The Defender
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A corrupt businessman commits a murder and the only witness is the girlfriend of another businessman with close connections to the Chinese government, so a bodyguard from Beijing is dispatched to help two Hong Kong cops protect the witness.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, witnessing a crime, assassination attempt, chase, murder, hitman, woman in danger, bodyguard, assassin, witness, police ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: hong kong, asia, china, beijing china
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
Code of Honor
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Colonel Robert Sikes is on a mission to rid his city of crime. As a stealthy, one-man assault team, he will take on street gangs, mobsters, and politicians with extreme prejudice until his mission is complete. His former protégé, William Porter, ...
Style: ambiguous ending, surprise ending
Plot: stripper, bare breasts, explosives expert, car phone, innocent person killed, social decay, kicking in a door, biker gang, aikido, urban decay, detonator, biker ...
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System:   88%
    User:   89%
 
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S.W.A.T.: Under Siege
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a D.E.A. and S.W.A.T. cartel takedown ends in a shootout, S.W.A.T. Agent Travis Hall seizes a mysterious prisoner taking him into custody. Before long, the S.W.A.T. compound is under siege by wave-after-wave of assault teams attempting to ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense
Plot: tattoo on back, thrown from height, drug cartel, shooting range, man punches a woman, shipyard, woman fights a man, strapped to a bomb, computer hacker, knocked out with a gun butt, roundhouse kick, woman punches a man ...
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   82%
    User:   69%
 
John Wick: Chapter Two
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy, Hong Kong, USA, Canada
Duration: 122 min.
Story: John Wick is forced out of retirement by a former associate looking to seize control of a shadowy international assassins’ guild. Bound by a blood oath to aid him, Wick travels to Rome and does battle against some of the world’s most dangerous ...
Style: suspense, bloody, intense, stylized, brutal ...
Plot: hitman, violence, assassin, gunfight, assassination, organized crime, blood, car chase, revenge, dark hero, chase, brutality ...
Time: 2010s
Place: italy, rome italy, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   77%
    User:   73%
 
Street Fighters
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: New York City factory worker Eddie Marino (Robert Forster, Oscar nominee for JACKIE BROWN) is a solid citizen and regular guy, until the day a sadistic street gang brutally assaults his wife and murders his child. But when a corrupt judge sets the ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, prison, crime, gangsters, tough law enforcer, drug dealing, factory, fighting crime, vigilantism, vengeance, vigilante, jail ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   61%
 
 8.4
 430K
Oldboy
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: With no clue how he came to be imprisoned, drugged and tortured for 15 years, a desperate businessman seeks revenge on his captors.
Style: dark humor, atmospheric, bleak, stylized, disturbing ...
Plot: revenge, vengeance, incest, gory, loneliness, torture, violence, neo noir, kidnapping, guilt, insanity, mind game ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2003, 20th century, 2000s
Place: korea, asia, south korea, hong kong, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   85%
 
 6.1
 2K
Naked Killer
Genre: Action, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young woman is trained by a martial arts specialist to become a professional assassin.
Style: serious, rough, sexual, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, criminal's revenge, femme fatale, serial killer, crime, assassination attempt, mind game, vengeance, murder, one woman army, seduction, sex ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: asia, china, hong kong, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   72%
 
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 8.0
 99K
The Raid 2
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Indonesia, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: After fighting his way through an apartment building populated by an army of dangerous criminals and escaping with his life, SWAT team member Rama goes undercover, joining a powerful Indonesian crime syndicate to protect his family and uncover ...
Style: realistic, stylized, epic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, crime, violence, gory, organized crime, gunfight, mafia, police corruption, corruption, undercover cop, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indonesia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   61%
 
 5.7
 7K
Skin Trade
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: serious, rough, exciting, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, drugs/alcohol, tough law enforcer, crime, strong sexual content, vengeance, tough heroes, sex slavery, crimes, heroes, human trafficking, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, thailand, usa, bangkok thailand, cambodia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   80%
 
A Better Tomorrow
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A reforming ex-gangster tries to reconcile with his estranged policeman brother, but the ties to his former gang are difficult to break.
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, vengeance, crime, revenge, betrayal, friendship, police investigation, gunfight, gangster, police, violence, mafia ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: hong kong, asia, california, tokyo, taiwan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   57%
 
Fulltime Killer
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Professional assassin O has resided in an isolated world of killing and loneliness. But his life begins to change once he meets the innocent Chin; hired to clean O's apartment. However, soon the flamboyent and reckless Tok enters Chin's ...
Style: stylized, tense, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, crime, gunfight, brutality, violence, dark hero, assassin, stylish, assassins, death, violent, assassination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, japan, asia, macau, malaysia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   61%
 
I Saw the Devil
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Kyung-chul is a dangerous psychopath who kills for pleasure. He has committed infernal serial murders in diabolic ways that one cannot even imagine and his victims range from young women to even children. The police have chased him for a long time, ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, tense, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, revenge, gory, cannibalism, vengeance, torture, crime, investigation, pornography, violence, rape ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   51%
 
 6.6
 177K
Machete
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After being set-up and betrayed by the man who hired him to assassinate a Texas Senator, an ex-Federale launches a brutal rampage of revenge against his former boss.
Style: stylized, humorous, not serious, bloody, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, vengeance, parody, betrayal, corruption, immigrants, violence, blood, vigilante, revenge, assassin, gore ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: texas, mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   64%
 
Movie in collections
 6.5
 10K
Crying Freeman
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA, Japan, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A lethal assassin for a secret Chinese organisation, who sheds tears of regret each time he kills, is seen swiftly and mercilessly executing three Yakuza gangsters by a beautiful artist. She is captivated by the grace of his kill and later falls in ...
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, exciting, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, assassination, hitman, artist, police investigation, assassin, violence, sword fight, crime, superhero, brutality, gunfight ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: japan, china, canada, hong kong, shanghai china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   58%
 
 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:   59%
    User:   67%
 
Police Story: Lockdown
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A man looking for the release of a long-time prisoner takes a police officer, his daughter, and a group of strangers hostage.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, heartbreaking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hostages, confined, crime, danger, crimes, criminal's revenge, save the day, heroes, law enforcement, rivalry, swat ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: asia, china, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   57%
 
 6.8
 61K
High Tension
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, Romania
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Alexia travels with her friend Marie to spend a couple of days with her family in their farm in the country. They arrive late and they are welcomed by Alexia's father. Late in the night, a sadistic and sick killer breaks into the farmhouse, ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, psychological, serious, rough ...
Plot: slasher, gory, gore, chase, survival, insanity, kidnapping, plot twist, french, brutality, serial killer, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   66%
 
I Know Who Killed Me
Genre: Crime, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An idyllic small town is rocked when Aubrey Fleming (Lindsay Lohan), a bright and promising young woman, is abducted and tortured by a sadistic serial killer. When she manages to escape, the traumatized girl who regains consciousness in the hospital ...
Style: scary, psychological, twists and turns, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, kidnapping, torture, brutality, hospital, murder, high school, mystery, gory, identity, small town, internet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   55%
 
Movie in collections
 5.8
 10K
In the Blood
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Puerto Rico, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When her husband goes missing during their Caribbean vacation, a woman sets off on her own to take down the men she thinks are responsible.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, chases and races, crimes, rivalry, kidnapping, track down, missing person, danger, heroes, crime, forced into action ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: caribbean, dominican republic, puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   47%
 
Burning Ambition
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: This is director/martial arts star Frankie Chan's unofficial remake of the Kinji Fukasaku film SHOGUN'S SAMURAI (1978). Instead of Japanese samurai in a period setting, we get modern day Chinese gangsters battling each other for the ...
Plot: power struggle, violence, restaurant, stabbed in the foot, slashing, shot multiple times, loss of sister, broken glass, stabbed in the face, shooting, grenade, poetic justice ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   52%
 
Sin City: A Dame to Kill For
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Some of Sin City's most hard-boiled citizens cross paths with a few of its more reviled inhabitants.
Style: atmospheric, serious, rough, surreal, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, neo noir, vengeance, crime, urban, violence spree, tough heroes, criminal heroes, dominatrix, murder, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   40%
 
Ichi the Killer
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan, Hong Kong
Duration: 129 min.
Story: As sadomasochistic yakuza enforcer Kakihara searches for his missing boss he comes across Ichi, a repressed and psychotic killer who may be able to inflict levels of pain that Kakihara has only dreamed of.
Style: disturbing, dark humor, stylized, serious, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, gangsters, gore, vengeance, hitman, violence, brutality, rape, blood, torture, revenge, gangster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   57%
 
 6.4
 63K
Ninja Assassin
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Ninja Assassin follows Raizo, one of the deadliest assassins in the world. Taken from the streets as a child, he was transformed into a trained killer by the Ozunu Clan, a secret society whose very existence is considered a myth. But haunted by the ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, bloody, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ninja, gory, vengeance, assassin, revenge, assassination, kung fu, violence, blood, sword fight, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, china, japan, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   46%
 
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 6.5
 1K
Contraband
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Cigarette smugglers in Naples run into problems with cocaine operations being set up by a rival smuggler. Full of violence, including a women's face being burned off with a blow torch and a graphic rape scene.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, gang, crime, gangsters, drug dealing, vengeance, criminal heroes, police investigation, chase, sadist, mafia, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   48%
 
The Protector
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Billy Wong is a New York City cop whose partner is gunned down during a robbery. Billy and his new partner, Danny Garoni, are working security at a fashion show when a wealthy man's daughter, Laura Shapiro, is kidnapped. The Federal authorities ...
Style: serious, rough, stylized, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, crime, police investigation, gang, gangsters, master criminal, partners against crime, reluctant partners, urban, tough law enforcer, kidnapping, drug dealing ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, china, hong kong, usa, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   50%
 
Black Belly of the Tarantula
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Inspector Tellini investigates serial crimes where victims are paralyzed while having their bellies ripped open with a sharp knife.
Style: serious, rough, sexual, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: slasher, crime, gory, sexual abuse, mystery, voyeurism, tarantula, psychopath, woman in danger, serial killer, spa, wasp ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   49%
 
 6.5
 165K
Swordfish
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Rogue agent Gabriel Shear is determined to get his mitts on $9 billion stashed in a secret Drug Enforcement Administration account. He wants the cash to fight terrorism, but lacks the computer skills necessary to hack into the government mainframe. ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, terrorism, chase, violence, surveillance, spy, bank robbery, car chase, hostage, murder, race against time, hacking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, oregon, monte carlo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   43%
 
 4.7
 3K
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 ...
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, gory, one man army, crimes, rivalry, gang, save the day, danger, deadly, heroes, black ops ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   40%
 

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Full Contact
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In an effort to get his buddy out of a gambling debt, Jeff agrees to join forces with Judge in a weapons heist. The job goes bad and Judge betrays Jeff. Jeff plots the ultimate revenge on Judge and his followers and it is a question of whether he ...
Style: serious, rough, stylized, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal's revenge, martial arts, crime, gang, gangsters, betrayal, master criminal, vengeance, heist, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, hong kong, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   38%
 
 4.4
 5K
Kite
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on the groundbreaking, cult classic anime, KITE tells the story of Sawa, a young woman living in a corrupt society where crime and gangs terrorize the streets. When Sawa's mother and policeman father are found victims of a grisly double ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: drugs/alcohol, young heroes, gory, vengeance, vigilantism, violence spree, hitman, crimes, violence, heroes, rivalry, youth ...
Time: 21st century, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   45%
 
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