Movies like The Taking of Beverly Hills

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The Taking of Beverly Hills (1991)
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The Taking of Beverly Hills (1991)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A chemical spill has caused the occupants of Beverly Hills to be forcibly evacuated. A retiring football player left behind, finds that the toxic gas emulating from the spill is a bogus front for a heist set up by fired police officers out to plunder the city of all its valuables. Finding himself siding with a corrupt cop who was once apart of the plan until he discovered the city's mayor had just been blown away, by one of the chief crooks in charge. Now both on the run with no help in sight...both must do whatever they can to stop these murderous looters.
Style: humorous, exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, chase, on the run, car chase, danger, one man army, evacuation, race against time, crimes, vengeance, heroes, partners, injustice, hollywood, hotshot hero, police corruption, frame up, vigilantism, society, fighting crime, chases and races, dishonesty, master criminal, sport team, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: beverly hills, california

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Most similar movies to The Taking of Beverly Hills

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, rough, serious and realistic films with plots about violence, pistol, rivalry, chase, machine gun, explosion and shot in the chest mostly in Thriller, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like The Taking of Beverly Hills: Renegade Force (1998), Rage (1995), Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995), The Hitman (1991), Black Moon Rising (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Renegade Force (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An FBI Agent (Michael Rooker) and a female cop (Diane DiLascio) join forces to stop renegade cops who are offing the bad guys. Robert Patrick is the leader of the renegades and Louis Mandylor is a reluctant young cop that is brought into the hit ...
Style: exciting, tense, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, police corruption, swat, police, gangsters, heroes, lone wolves, crimes, chases and races, renegades, criminal heroes, special agents ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
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95%
 5.7
 495
Rage (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A corrupt right-wing militia group chooses a California teacher as the ideal specimen to clone for its army.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, bleak, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, danger, chase, laboratory, martial arts, kidnapping, antidote, cloning, confined, experiment gone awry, crime, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: New York detective John McClane is back and kicking bad-guy butt in the third installment of this action-packed series, which finds him teaming with civilian Zeus Carver to prevent the loss of innocent lives. McClane thought he'd seen it all, ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, bomb, gold, explosion, deception, heist, gunfight, violence, danger, race against time, racial slur, fbi ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city, quebec ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 5.4
 3K
The Hitman (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After surviving an attempt on his life by his former partner, officer Cliff Garrett (Norris) exacts revenge on those who wronged him by going undercover as a hit man. He works to gain the reputation and trust needed in order to be accepted by the ...
Style: exciting, realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, martial arts, betrayal, undercover, mafia, undercover cop, one man army, revenge, paranoia, special agents, fighting crime, heroes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Black Moon Rising (1986)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An FBI free-lancer stashes a stolen Las Vegas-crime tape in a high-tech car stolen by someone else.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, chase, heist, investigation, one man army, revenge, fbi, assassin, mixed martial arts, gun, violence, murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: las vegas, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 4.3
 289
Mask of Death (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While attempting to flee from the FBI, the criminal Frank Dallio kills Detective McKenna's wife, Rachel. McKenna himself is shot in the face by the professional killer Lyle Mason, who dies in a car crash shortly thereafter. The FBI persuades ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, hitman, undercover, assassination attempt, timebomb, plastic surgery, fbi, blood, gunfight, helicopter, fistfight, machine gun ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.2
 9K
Trespass (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Two Arkansas firemen, Vince and Don, get hold of a map that leads to a cache of stolen gold in an abandoned factory in East St. Louis. What they don't know is that the factory is in the turf of a local gang, who come by to execute one of their ...
Style: exciting, rough, realistic, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, murder, drug dealing, gang, hitman, revenge, ghetto, drug overdose, explosion, gang war, arson, gangsters ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: arkansas, usa, new orleans, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: rough, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, soldier, kidnapping, terrorist, one man army, tough heroes, military, rivalry, chases and races, save the day, confined, hostages ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, seattle washington, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Movie in collections
 6.9
 93K
Patriot Games (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When CIA Analyst Jack Ryan interferes with an IRA assassination, a renegade faction targets Jack and his family as revenge.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, cia, assassination, assassin, spy, boat chase, danger, rivalry, secret agents, government agency, master criminal, family in danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, ireland, new england, north africa, maryland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.4
 3K
Renegades (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Buster McHenry (Sutherland) is as an undercover agent for the police. His mission involves him in a robbery. Buster gets shot but Hank Storm (Phillips), an Indian, helps Buster. Since Hank wants a spear in the possession of the criminals that Buster ...
Style: rough, serious, suspense, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, heist, undercover, law enforcement, vengeance, gangsters, partners against crime, reluctant partners, crime, working undercover, chases and races, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.1
 310K
Die Hard 2 (1990)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: John McClane is an off-duty cop gripped with a feeling of déjà vu when on a snowy Christmas Eve in the nation's capital, terrorists seize a major international airport, holding thousands of holiday travelers hostage. Renegade military ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: christmas, terrorism, lone hero, airport, gunfight, save the day, danger, chase, airplane, one man army, master criminal, violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, washington d.c., california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, one man army, daughter, hostage, escapades, fugitives, crimes, chases and races, heroes, deadly, loss of partner, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, montana, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.7
 2K
Malone (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Erstwhile C.I.A. assassin Richard Malone hopes for a tranquil retirement in the placid Pacific Northwest, but what he gets is a rumble with a right-wing extremist plotting a secret revolution. Adapted from the novel "Shotgun," by William ...
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, hitman, cia, assassin, dishonesty, deadly, heroes, undercover, on the run, chase, rivalry, chases and races ...
Time: 80s
Place: oregon, langley virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.0
 163K
Taken 3 (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France, USA, Spain, UK, Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Ex-government operative Bryan Mills finds his life is shattered when he's falsely accused of a murder that hits close to home. As he's pursued by a savvy police inspector, Mills employs his particular set of skills to track the real killer ...
Style: exciting, realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, murder, on the run, kidnapping, revenge, framed for murder, chase, uncover truth, family relations, protagonist as suspect, confined, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, europe, usa, california, santa monica california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.5
 234
Maximum Force (1992)
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: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, chase, police detective, prostitute, renegade, gangsters, dishonesty, good versus evil, police corruption, deadly, partners, against the odds ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.8
 7K
7 Seconds (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Romania, Switzerland, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When an experienced thief accidentally makes off with a Van Gogh, his partner is kidnapped by gangsters in pursuit of the painting, forcing the criminal to hatch a rescue plan.
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, realistic, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, one man army, tough heroes, chases and races, criminal heroes, dishonesty, disorder, rivalry, crime gone awry, kidnapping, daring rescue, hostage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: bucharest, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.5
 70K
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, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, one man army, race against time, hijacking, terrorism, nuclear threat, save the day, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, deadly, danger, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: battleship, hawaii, pentagon, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.0
 2K
Truck Turner (1974)
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: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, vengeance, bail bondsman, chase, organized crime, revenge, partners, tough heroes, law enforcement, track down, heroes, crime ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Movie in collections
 8.2
 711K
Die Hard (1988)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: NYPD cop, John McClane's plan to reconcile with his estranged wife is thrown for a serious loop when minutes after he arrives at her office, the entire building is overtaken by a group of terrorists. With little help from the LAPD, wisecracking ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, heist, fbi, christmas, hostage, save the day, race against time, marital problem, terrorist, gunfight, confined, violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
An Eye for an Eye (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Sean Kane is forced to resign from the San Francisco Police Department's Narcotics Division when he goes berserk after his partner is murdered. He decides to fight alone and follows a trail of drug traffickers into unexpected high places.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, martial arts, vengeance, chase, vigilantism, danger, murder, death, fight, police, police investigation, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Invasion U.S.A. (1985)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A one-man army comes to the rescue of the United States when a spy attempts an invasion.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: terrorism, vigilantism, violence, armored car, one man army, rescue, vigilante, invasion, martial arts, cold war, christmas, heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa, miami, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
A Good Day to Die Hard (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Iconoclastic, take-no-prisoners cop John McClane, finds himself for the first time on foreign soil after traveling to Moscow to help his wayward son Jack - unaware that Jack is really a highly-trained CIA operative out to stop a nuclear weapons ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: cia, car chase, one man army, nuclear threat, courthouse, bomb, escape, heroes, danger, save the day, tough law enforcer, the underworld ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, langley virginia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Detonator II: Night Watch (1995)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Croatia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: UN agents Mike Graham and Sabrina Carver are sent by their director Nick Caldwell to investigate the theft of Rembrandt's painting, "The Night Watch". The trail takes them from Amsterdam to Hong Kong and involves them in not only art ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forgery, investigation, undercover, espionage, art theft, painting, partners, adventure, daring rescue, escapades, rivalry, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: hong kong, europe, amsterdam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 4.1
 1K
Raw Justice (1994)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The mayor of a small town hires a bounty hunter to find his daughter's killer, but it turns out to be a very dangerous job.
Style: rough, exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, prostitute, murder, bail bondsman, chase, explosion, mayor, revenge, violence, blackmail, crimes, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.0
 467
Black Thunder (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When the top secret prototype of the Nova Stealth fighter has been stolen, the Pentagon launches big alarm; the plane shouldn't come into hostile hands...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, one man army, race against time, airplane, military, pilot, adventure, save the day, escapades, confined, daring rescue, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: libya
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.5
 456
The Rage (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: FBI Special Agent Travis is trying to catch a deranged serial killer and is doing his best despite having a new and unexperienced partner in the form of Kelly McCord. It turns out that the serial killer is an entire army of disgruntled CIA ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, reluctant partners, chases and races, secret agents, gang, partners, strong sexual content, master criminal, deadly, heroes, law enforcement, working undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.0
 7K
Derailed (2002)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: NATO operative Jacques Kristoff (Jean-Claude Van Damme) is summoned into action—on his birthday, no less—to track down Galina Konstantin (Laura Harring), who has stolen an extremely valuable and dangerous top-secret container from the Slovakian ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough, awful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, one man army, race against time, terrorism, rescue, train explosion, heroic mission, tough heroes, save the day, runaway train, chases and races, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.4
 721
No Contest (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A beauty contest turns into a hostage situation, when the Miss Galaxy competition is taken over by a gang, demanding a ransom of diamonds. Sharon, a kick-boxing actress, is the host of the show, and the thorn in the terrorists side.
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, martial arts, race against time, danger, kidnapping, one woman army, gunfight, terrorist, swimming pool, explosion, hostage, machine gun ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.4
 126K
The Last Stand (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ray Owens is sheriff of the quiet US border town of Sommerton Junction after leaving the LAPD following a bungled operation. Following his escape from the FBI, a notorious drug baron, his gang, and a hostage are heading toward Sommerton Junction ...
Style: exciting, realistic, tense, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, small town, tough law enforcer, drug lord, fbi, escape, prisoner, sheriff, law enforcement, crimes, fighting crime, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: usa, arizona, las vegas, california, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Direct Action (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Frank Gannon, a veteran cop, is being hunted by his fellow police officers after they learned he has betrayed the brotherhood and exposed to the feds wide scale corruption of the LAPD. He has one day left to prove his case and survive.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, police detective, tough law enforcer, rivalry, partners, fighting the system, workplace, dishonesty, law enforcement, uncover truth, workplace situations, crime ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%