Movies like Black Cobra

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Black Cobra (1987)
 4.5
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Black Cobra (1987)
Original name: Cobra nero
Genre: Action
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A lone cop struggles to protect a female photographer from a gang of psychopathic bikers. Early in "Black Cobra," Detective Robert Malone establishes himself as a maverick, uncompromising policeman when he guns down several criminals during a hostage standoff. Next, he finds himself protecting a female photographer who has witnessed a murder. She is sought by a moronic gang of motorcyclists who have been murdering and raping at will. Malone finds them, confronts them, and takes care of (police) business.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, murder, crimes, fashion, serial killer, gang, heroes, hostages, psychopath, confined, terrorism, injustice, crime, on the run, hotshot hero, police corruption, danger, insomnia, campaign, chases and races, who done it, dishonesty, law enforcement, police investigation, criminal heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york

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Most similar movies to Black Cobra

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, deadly, rivalry, law enforcement, heroes, chases and races and martial arts mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Black Cobra: On the Edge (2002), Blast (1997), Bulletproof (1987), Blackbelt (1992), Mission of Justice (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 151
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough heroes, hitman, vigilantism, crimes, deadly, drug dealing, law enforcement, partners against crime, rivalry, vengeance, urban ghetto, drug dealer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.4
 1K
Blast (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Terrorists attempt to disrupt the Atlanta Olympics by kidnapping the U.S. women's swim team. If their demands are not met, the team will be executed. Only janitor Jack Bryant, a former Olympic gymnast champion of Tae Kwon Do felled by injuries ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, heroes, martial arts, janitor, danger, law enforcement, deadly, alcohol abuse, hostages, confined, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 5.1
 1K
Bulletproof (1987)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of dangerous terrorists succeeds to get hold of a tank of the army and all its crew.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, terrorism, hijacking, adventure, crimes, danger, daring rescue, heroes, one man army, deadly, love interest, terrorist ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 5.4
 534
Blackbelt (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Don "The Dragon" Wilson is back and forced to take on the greatest legends of the martial arts world. Wilson fights off all comers while defending rock superstar Shanna (Deirdre Imershein) against the insane attacks of a fanatical veteran ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bodyguard, martial arts, serial killer, murder, stalking, vietnam war, investigation, one man army, vigilantism, psychopath, gangsters, crimes ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Mission of Justice (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mayoral candidate Dr. Rachel Olsen (Brigitte Nielsen) has a dangerous plan for swift justice in the form of a band of ex-convicts, called the Peacemakers, who roam the streets to do her bidding. When a boxer friend (Tony Burton) is killed by ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, vigilantism, rivalry, deadly, crime, crimes, injustice, working undercover, dishonesty, criminal heroes, law enforcement, tough heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 4.0
 404
Crooked (2006)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two police detectives must protect a beautiful call girl from mob hitmen and a crooked cop.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, murder, woman in danger, witnessing a crime, police investigation, partners, danger, chases and races, mafia, martial arts, hitman, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 3.0
 608
Submerged (2000)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Navy SEALs launch a rescue mission after terrorists plunge a jet carrying a missile-launching computer into the sea.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, heroic mission, heroes, race against time, daring rescue, rivalry, gang, danger, deadly, crimes, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.6
 676
Tiger Claws (1991)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The police does not know what to do. They have to deal with a serial killer who aims at martial arts masters. One after another is killed in the same brutal way. This may be a chance for detective Linda Masterson to work on her first murder case. ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, serial killer, crimes, murder, master warrior, deadly, law enforcement, rivalry, tough heroes, police detective, crime, master criminal ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 4.6
 571
The Expert (1995)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: It was a brutal murder that sent deranged psychopath Martin Kagan to prison. It was a naive deputy warden that granted him a stay of execution. Now, the police department's tactical defence instructor, John Lomax, wants revenge for his beloved ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, heroes, murder, vigilantism, psychopath, mentally unstable, criminal heroes, life is a bitch, crimes, deadly, vengeance, mental illness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 4.3
 437
Fatal Instinct (2014)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A police detective follows a trail of evidence that eventually seems to lead to his trusted partner's ex-con brother who he helped put in prison years ago.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: false accusation, police investigation, protagonist as suspect, dangerous attraction, murder, law enforcement, crimes, dishonesty, femme fatale, deadly, who done it, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Street Corner Justice (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Pittsburgh cop Mike Justus is kicked off the force and moves away to relax in sunny Los Angeles. Unfortunately his dream retirement turns out to be a nightmare and he is forced to deal out his own brand of street corner justice.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, vengeance, criminal's revenge, good versus evil, deadly, fighting crime, dishonesty, rivalry, crimes, master criminal, heroes, lone wolves ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Frogmen Operation Stormbringer (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Captain Rick Jeffries is the head of a group of elite soldiers who swim into action, doing the dirty jobs no else can or wants to do. They are in pursuit of a world traveling terrorist known only as Casper, and have the difficult job of bringing him ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, undercover, adventure, rivalry, heroic mission, terrorism, confined, chases and races, danger, escapades, deadly, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, frogman
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.1
 328
Out for Blood (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A lawyer's family is murdered by drug smugglers, and he is beaten and left for dead, but survives although in a coma. When he awakes he only has a partial memory of what happened. In order to find out the real story, he trains with a karate ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, heroes, martial arts, murder, police detective, tough heroes, vengeance, working undercover, memory loss, kidnapping, uninhibited rivalry, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.2
 2K
Public Enemy (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: South Korea
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Ruthless cop Chul-joong and a merciless killer in raincoat run into each other in a small alleyway and form a fatal bond. A free-for-all fight occurs by coincidence on a rainy street. A week later, the dead bodies of an old couple are discovered ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, dark humor
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, murder, psychopath, serial killer, gangsters, deadly, crimes, vengeance, dishonesty, martial arts, police detective, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Hawk's Vengeance (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Eric Hawke a British Marine, attends the funeral of his policeman brother who he discovers has been attempting to investigate the mysterious kidnappings and murders of a local Asian street gang. The clues seem to point to a rival Nazi white ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, martial arts, hitman, marine, criminal heroes, gangsters, heroes, chases and races, rivalry, deadly, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.6
 377
Hard Justice (1995)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When A.T.F. agent Nick Adams (David Bradley) goes undercover in a prison to unravel the mystery of a fellow agents death there. Warden Pike (Charles Napier) and his pet goons are involved in all kinds of corrupt activities; dope dealing and gun ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, prison, martial arts, confined, drug dealing, special agents, chases and races, law enforcement, partners, partners against crime, heroes, investigation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.8
 664
Back to Back (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An ex-cop finds himself caught up in a battle between Japanese mobsters and local gangland thugs and discovers that he was framed for wrong-doings by a corrupt cop.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, heroes, gangsters, martial arts, chases and races, crime, gang, reluctant partners, buddies, hostages, on the run, police investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Sticks of Death (1986)
Genre: Action
Country: Philippines
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A man masters the ancient art of arnis with the help of his grandfather to get revenge on a group of crooks who attempted to beat him to death.
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, rivalry, adventure, heroes, dishonesty, deadly, cons and scams, vengeance, contests and competitions, danger, criminal heroes, gangsters ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Angel Terminators (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two Hong Kong policewomen (Ida and Hon) take on a Japanese boss who has returned from a seven-year exile to retake his old turf.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gunfight, undercover, on the run, police investigation, tough law enforcer, crimes, gang, partners against crime, femme fatale, criminal heroes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Peacekeeper (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a terrorist group steals the US President's personal communications computer for launching the US arsenal in case of war, only a heroic Major has the key to prevent a Presidential assassination or a nuclear holocaust.
Style: serious, realistic, suspense, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, race against time, nuclear threat, chase, one man army, secret agents, crimes, law enforcement, danger, hostages, daring rescue, save the day ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c., pentagon, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Three the Hard Way (1974)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The story involves a white supremist plot to taint the United States water supply with a toxin that is harmless to whites but lethal to blacks. The only obstacles that stand in the way of this dastardly plan are Jim Brown, Fred Williamson and Jim ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, genocide, society, chases and races, rivalry, dishonesty, injustice, interracial relations, racism, vigilantism, crime, assassination ...
Time: 70s
Place: washington d.c., new york, los angeles, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.1
 305
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, realistic, serious, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, terrorism, martial arts, hijacking, chases and races, crimes, deadly, race against time, law enforcement, danger, save the day, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
New World Disorder (1999)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Luxembourg
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A gang of four eyed crooks led by Kurt Bishop (McCarthy) are ripping off top dollar computer chips from a list of factories. The night they hit Dynaphase Systems, two dirty employees are staying late using company resources to develop their own ...
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, rivalry, heroes, crime, blind ambition, chases and races, partners, pirate, law enforcement, confined, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Movie in collections
Without Mercy (1995)
Genre: Action
Country: Indonesia, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: He' s been betrayed by his country, stripped of his honor and exiled to a foreign land. Now maverick Marine officer Frank Zagarino has found a way to get back what was stolen from him. And he'll get it-no matter what it takes.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, betrayal, crimes, lone wolves, heroes, dishonesty, one man army, law enforcement, rivalry, partners against crime, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, vietnam, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.7
 614
Quiet Cool (1986)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: This actioner is set in a remote, heavily forested area in Northern California where marijuana growers raise their illegal crops and run whole communities with their terrorist tactics and wealth. The tale centers on the efforts of a fearless New ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: marijuana, partners, crime, deadly, rivalry, partners against crime, crimes, law enforcement, kidnapping, vigilantism, missing person, strong violent content ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.7
 179
Fear (1988)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A family living in an isolated cabin in the woods are terrorized by a gang of escaped convicts. Their leader, a serial killer, is a disturbed Vietnam veteran. What the gang doesn't know is that the family's father is also a Vietnam ...
Style: exciting, scary, rough, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: hostage, chases and races, danger, crimes, on the road, vietnam war, violence spree, missing person, family in danger, kidnapping, deadly, gang ...
Place: asia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.9
 2K
The Defender (2004)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, UK, Germany, Romania
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The global war on terror rages on. When a government official goes missing, Lance, a man with an impressive record of service to his country, finds himself protecting the man who embodies everything he has dedicated his life to fight against.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, undercover, daring rescue, danger, state affairs, one man army, tough heroes, law enforcement, chases and races, save the day, secret agents, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 90s
Place: romania, europe, washington d.c., new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Demolition High (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When a group of terrorists (led by Luther) take over a high school making the students in it their hostages, it is up to several of the students (led by Lenny) to help prevent disaster while the authorities (Slater and General Wainwright) do their ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: high school, hostage, school, confined, soldier, rescue, terrorism, teenage life, chases and races, heroes, hostages, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.3
 548
Recoil (1998)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Detective Ray Morgan accidentally kills the son of a mob boss. The mob boss orders to have Morgan killed unknowing that the assassin killed Morgan's wife and kids. Now Morgan's out for revenge..and he'll do it his own way
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, car chase, gangsters, showbiz, heist, vengeance, bank, dishonesty, law enforcement, crimes, chase, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.6
 674
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: rough, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, psychopath, investigation, police detective, crimes, rivalry, femme fatale, deadly, ex cop, vengeance, christmas eve, strong female presence ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%