Movies like Vigilante Force

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Vigilante Force (1976)
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Vigilante Force (1976)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Vigilante Force is a 1976 American action film concerning a Vietnam War veteran (Kris Kristofferson) and his buddies, who are hired by his brother (Jan-Michael Vincent) and others in a small California town for protection from rowdy oil-field workers.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, vigilante, crimes, heroes, graphic violence, vigilantism, society, fighting crime, siblings relations, rivalry, tough heroes, truck, anti hero, gunfight, beer, police corruption, airport, fire, brawl, explosion, bar, brother brother relationship, vietnam veteran, deputy, vietnam war veteran ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, rough, serious and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, rivalry, vengeance, crime, graphic violence, vigilantism and revenge mostly in Action, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Vigilante Force: Walking Tall Part II (1975), Defiance (1980), Slaughter's Big Rip-Off (1973), Original Gangstas (1996), Young Warriors (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Walking Tall Part II (1975)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Sheriff Buford Pusser continues his one-man war against moonshiners and a ruthless crime syndicate after the murder of his wife in late 1960's Tennessee.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, vigilantism, murder, heroes, vengeance, tough heroes, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), crime, dishonesty, danger, fighting crime ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.3
 919
Defiance (1980)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Tommy takes up temporary housing in a New York neighborhood plagued by a violent gang called the Souls. Tommy is waiting for his next assignment as a seaman and though he tries to avoid the gang and his neighbors, it does not work. Soon he is ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, vigilante, rivalry, crime, vengeance, vigilantism, against the odds, gambling, crimes, violence, rage, loner ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Slaughter's Big Rip-Off (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Vigilante Slaughter comes under attack from Duncan, a local money launderer whose hit-man traps Slaughter in a car at a cliff, but Slaughter escapes, arms himself, and goes after Duncan's hideout.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), gangsters, heroes, vigilantism, vigilante, hitman, robbery, graphic violence, profanity, sexual content, vengeance, urban ghetto life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Original Gangstas (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A violent street gang, the Rebels, rule the streets of Gary, Indiana. The Rebels shoot Marvin Bookman, a store-keeper, for giving the police information about a drive-by shooting they committed. Marvin's son, former NFL star John who created ...
Style: captivating, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, vigilante, murder, violence, profanity, heroes, gunfight, hand to hand combat, drive by shooting, gang violence, gang, vengeance ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 4.7
 445
Young Warriors (1983)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After a young woman is gang raped and murdered in a California college town, her brother takes up arms by night with a gang of like-minded vigilantes from his fraternity, brutally punishing any miscreants they catch in a criminal act.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, gang, youth, vengeance, fighting crime, law enforcement, buddies, crime, deadly, crimes, juvenile delinquency, siblings relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
A Small Town in Texas (1976)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A crooked sheriff in a small Southern town frames an ex-convict in a drug bust and takes his girlfriend.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, frame up, vengeance, sheriff, law enforcement, dishonesty, chases and races, crime, police corruption, small town, crimes, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Northville Cemetery Massacre (1976)
Genre: Crime, Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The bikers are the heroes and the lawmen are the villains in this vintage action drama. The Spirits are a motorcycle club who ride the highways and country roads of Michigan; while they look rough, wear beat-up denim and favor Harley Davidsons, the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, frame up, motorcycle gang, hippie, violence, vietnam veteran, police, rape, revenge, blood, biker, motorcycle ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.5
 3K
Swelter (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ten years after their casino heist, four escaped convicts trace their former partner to a desert town, where he is now a lawman with no memory of his criminal past.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: track down, uncover truth, criminal heroes, betrayal, dishonesty, crimes, small town, police shootout, graphic violence, profanity, memory loss, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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House of the Rising Sun (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ray, an ex-cop, is starting a new life looking to stay out of trouble. One evening, on Ray's watch, the nightclub he works for is robbed and the owner's son is shot dead. As his criminal past is exposed Ray hunts for the person responsible ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, nightclub, investigation, law enforcement, protagonist as suspect, on the run, gangsters, crimes, heroes, tough heroes, dishonesty, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.5
 6K
Dragon Eyes (2012)
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, tense, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, vigilantism, small town, police corruption, gang, master warrior, fight, one man army, righting the wronged, crime, crimes, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Breaker! Breaker! (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Truck driver searches for his brother, who has disappeared in a town run by a corrupt judge.
Style: exciting, rough, realistic, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: missing person, small town, chase, corruption, police corruption, martial arts, judge, vengeance, partners, buddies, kidnapping, track down ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, future
Place: usa, california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Brotherhood of Death (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of Black soldiers are home from the war and head to a small Southern town. The town is dominated by a group of Klansmen who keep the Black majority from voting or being treated like human beings. However, these newcomers convince the local ...
Style: realistic, bleak, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, vietnam war, racism, ku klux klan, revenge, interracial relations, vengeance, injustice, social decay, rivalry, deadly, rebellion ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.4
 487
Zero Tolerance (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After surviving a sneak attack on himself and fellow agents Jimmy and Gene as they were transporting drug kingpin Raymond Manta out of a Mexican jail, FBI agent Jeff Douglas becomes an uwitting pawn of the White Hand drug cartel. Mistakenly told ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, rough, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, drug abuse, criminal's revenge, danger, crimes, crime, criminal heroes, drug dealing, fighting crime, deadly, special agents, confined ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: mexico, las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.1
 878
Slaughter (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Slaughter, a former Green Beret, avenges the killing of loved ones by the Mob, and in so doing is coerced by the Feds into traveling to Mexico to finish off surviving mobsters.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, vigilantism, graphic violence, rivalry, deadly, crime, obsessive quest, chases and races, crimes, gangsters, tough heroes, profanity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.4
 588
The Gladiator (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A road warrior vigilante avenges his brother's death at the hands of a crazy motorist by using his souped-up pickup to apprehend drunken drivers and others who abuse their driving privileges.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: vengeance, vigilante, fugitives, law enforcement, obsessive quest, tough law enforcer, lone wolves, on the run, danger, crimes, fighting crime, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.8
 773
Hit Man (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bernie Casey portrays Tyrone and Pamela Grier plays a sultry skin-flick star in this first Americanized remake of the iconic Michael Caine action film Get Carter. From Watts to the West Side, from porno parlors to a high-rise, from motel dives to a ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: rivalry, crimes, lone wolves, criminal's revenge, hitman, tough heroes, graphic violence, vengeance, murder, profanity, gangsters, crime ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Moonshine Highway (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The plans of a moonshine runner trying to make a better life by becoming a stock car racer go awry when the local sheriff is determined to kill the driver over an affair with his wife.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, on the run, heroes, fighting crime, against the rules, criminal's revenge, rebellion, chases and races, crimes, dishonesty, unsupportive spouse, society ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 2.3
 420
Radical Jack (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After quitting his job, a man decides to go after the one person responsible for ruining his life.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, adventure, heroes, lone wolves, vigilantism, vengeance, crimes, undercover, dishonesty, law enforcement, special agents, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Dead in 5 Heartbeats (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Adapted from the successful novel, Dead in 5 Heartbeats, by Ralph "Sonny" Barger with Keith and Kent Zimmerman. The story follows the Infidelz MC's former President, Patch Kinkade, who has left his personal demons behind for the calm ...
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, crimes, rivalry, vengeance, betrayal, motorcycle race, tough heroes, dishonesty, motorcycle chase, danger, adventure, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.7
 574
Badge 373 (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When his partner is killed, tough Irish detective Eddie Ryan (Robert Duvall) vows to avenge the death, whatever the cost. As he begins unraveling clues, his behavior becomes so outrageous that he's obliged to turn in his badge, but the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, police officer, sociopath, city, obsessive quest, chases and races, crime, tough law enforcer, drug dealing, crimes, police investigation, police detective ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.0
 12K
The Substitute (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After he did some jobs for CIA, ex-marine John Shale is visiting his high school love Jane. She's now a teacher in Columbus High School in Miami. Soon after his arriving Jane has her knee cap broken while jogging. After that, John decides to go ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: teachers and students, high school, high school life, hidden identity, crime, gang, danger, youth, society, undercover, tough heroes, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: miami, florida, usa, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.0
 5K
Walking Tall (1973)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Buford Pusser's a wrestler, whose wife wants him to settle down, so they go to his home town in Tennessee, where he plans to get into business with his father. But he is shocked to discover all sorts of graft and corruption going on. And when ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, sheriff, vengeance, danger, small town, corruption, police corruption, revenge, fighting crime, crimes, law enforcement, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.7
 3K
Shool (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Police Inspector Samar Pratap Singh is transferred to Motihari, in the Indian state of Bihar, along with his wife, Manjari and a daughter. He is honest and diligent and these attributes sets him up against his superior - the District Superintendent ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: profanity, fighting the system, vigilantism, loss of daughter, workplace, rebellion, crime, society, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, fighting crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Walking Tall: The Payback (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A man goes back to his hometown that is now overrun with crime and single-handedly takes justice into his own hands.
Style: realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, small town, vigilantism, gang, heroes, crimes, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, adventure, special agents, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, year 2007, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.5
 18K
Bad Ass (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Decorated Vietnam hero Frank Vega returns home only to get shunned by society leaving him without a job or his high school sweetheart. It's not until forty years later when an incident on a commuter bus (where he protects an elderly black man ...
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: society, lone wolves, vigilantism, tough heroes, vietnam veteran, crimes, elderly, rivalry, heroes, vigilante, gang, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.1
 44K
A Man Apart (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When Vetter's wife is killed in a botched hit organized by Diablo, he seeks revenge against those responsible. But in the process, Vetter and Hicks have to fight their way up the chain to get to Diablo but it's easier said than done when ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, crimes, tough law enforcer, cocaine, vigilantism, organized crime, drug cartel, fighting crime, tough heroes, crime, danger, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, los angeles, usa, latin america, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.2
 390
The Bodyguard (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Karate master and anti-drug vigilante Chiba returns to his home in Japan, where he holds a press conference announcing his intention to wipe out the nation's drug industry. He also offers his services as a bodyguard to anyone who is willing to ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, gangsters, one man army, showdown, karate, gunfight, abduction, dishonesty, crime, danger, chases and races ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, usa, new york, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
L.A. Takedown (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Michael Mann's (HEAT, MIAMI VICE) gutsy telefilm tells the tale of two skilled professionals--one a cop, the other a criminal--who aren't as different as they think.Vincent Hanna (Scott Plank) is an intense cop on the trail of ruthless ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, graphic violence, crimes, tough law enforcer, urban, uninhibited rivalry, police detective, rivalry, master criminal, crime gone awry, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Disco Godfather (1979)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A retired cop becomes a DJ/celebrity at the Blueberry Hill disco-- he's the "Disco Godfather!" All is well until his nephew flips out on a strange new drug that's sweeping the streets, called "angel dust," or PCP. Disco ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, humorous, witty, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disco, nightclub, martial arts, unlikely partners, drug dealing, undercover, crimes, society, chases and races, criminal's revenge, bounty hunter, gang ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.8
 7K
Mr. Majestyk (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Watermelon farmer Vince Majestyk (Charles Bronson) goes after the Mob, when they try to strong arm him to use their melon picking crew.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, talky, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, organized crime, one man army, neo noir, vengeance, rivalry, danger, gangsters, vigilante, violence, bullying, countryside ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: colorado, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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