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, gunfight, beer, police corruption, airport, fire, brawl, brother brother relationship, vietnam veteran, deputy, police officer, oil well, fistfight, explosion ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa

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Most similar movies to Vigilante Force

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, rivalry, graphic violence, murder, vengeance, vigilantism and law enforcement 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), Walking Tall: The Payback (2007), A Small Town in Texas (1976). 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, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, small town, vigilantism, heroes, vengeance, graphic violence, tough heroes, rivalry, fighting crime, tough law enforcer, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: tennessee, usa
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95%
 6.2
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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: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, vigilante, against the odds, vengeance, vigilantism, gambling, rivalry, crimes, rage, violence, terror, fight ...
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: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), gangsters, heroes, vigilantism, vigilante, robbery, hitman, society, rivalry, crimes, tough heroes, graphic violence ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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: serious, realistic, rough, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, vengeance, vigilantism, fighting crime, crimes, gang, small town, special agents, heroes, law enforcement, one against many, vigilante ...
Time: contemporary, year 2007, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, frame up, vengeance, sheriff, criminal's revenge, dishonesty, rivalry, law enforcement, crimes, confined, graphic violence, small town life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.7
 537
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: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, youth, gang, vengeance, death wish, low lives, siblings relations, violence spree, law enforcement, buddies, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.7
 746
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: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, sociopath, police officer, tough heroes, police detective, loss of partner, police investigation, obsessive quest, tough law enforcer, rivalry, crimes, drug dealing ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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, serious, exciting, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: uncover truth, betrayal, criminal heroes, track down, small town, dishonesty, crimes, police shootout, memory loss, graphic violence, police officer, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Northville Cemetery Massacre (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 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: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, frame up, vietnam veteran, rape, revenge, police, biker, vigilante, motorcycle gang, hippie, motorcycle, violence spree ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: estrangement, tough heroes, society, on the run, rivalry, unsupportive spouse, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, law enforcement, against the rules, crimes, rebellion ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: rough, realistic, exciting, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, martial arts, chase, missing person, corruption, police corruption, judge, vengeance, buddies, partners, track down, kidnapping ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, future
Place: usa, california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Brotherhood of Death (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 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: exciting, serious, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, racism, vietnam war, revenge, ku klux klan, injustice, interracial relations, social decay, vengeance, crimes, rebellion, society ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, vigilantism, gang, master warrior, police corruption, small town, fight, one man army, crimes, righting the wronged, good versus evil, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.3
 582
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: tense, exciting, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug abuse, murder, vigilantism, prison, vengeance, working undercover, tough heroes, hitman, graphic violence, hostage, master criminal, track down ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, mexico, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.4
 680
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: tense, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: vengeance, vigilante, injustice, car chase, tough heroes, hit and run, psychopath, fall in love, vigilantism, alcohol abuse, heroic mission, violence spree ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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: realistic, serious, captivating, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, fighting the system, loss of daughter, police corruption, graphic violence, rivalry, crimes, law enforcement, dishonesty, rebellion, fighting crime, society ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.8
 877
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: tough heroes, hitman, murder, vengeance, graphic violence, rivalry, lone wolves, crimes, criminal heroes, gangsters, criminal's revenge, female nudity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.9
 6K
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: tense, realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, vengeance, small town, corruption, revenge, police corruption, fighting crime, crimes, law enforcement, honest law enforcer, against the odds, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s
Place: tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, heroes, adventure, lone wolves, vigilantism, crimes, undercover, vengeance, dishonesty, tough heroes, battles, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, suspense, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: motorcycle race, rivalry, gang, crimes, betrayal, vengeance, motorcycle chase, dishonesty, tough heroes, social relations, adventure, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.2
 442
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: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, gangsters, one man army, martial arts, gunfight, karate, abduction, showdown, fighting crime, dishonesty, society, escapades ...
Time: 70s
Place: japan, asia, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.8
 620
Mafia (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Ving Rhames, Pam Grier, and Robert Patrick headline this throwback action thriller set in 1975, and following a renegade cop who skirts the law in order to capture a ruthless crime boss.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, rivalry, vengeance, tough heroes, crimes, criminal heroes, graphic violence, murder, police officer, love, drug dealer ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1975
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.5
 20K
Blood Ties (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Two brothers, on either side of the law, face off over organized crime in Brooklyn during the 1970s.
Style: tense, serious, stylized, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: family relations, family problems, criminal heroes, crimes, family reunited, dishonesty, betrayal, police detective, honest law enforcer, rivalry, brother brother relationship, police ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: neo noir, suspenseful, suspense, talky, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, organized crime, one man army, vengeance, chase, rivalry, gangsters, vigilante, violence, bullying, heroes, countryside ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: colorado, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Walking Tall: Lone Justice (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In Dallas, witnesses against a drug-lord are murdered in a safe-house.The testimony of FBI agents becomes the only chance to keep him in prison. They are lodged in another safe-house, but the place is invaded and the agents are executed. However, ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, partners against crime, police investigation, fighting crime, gang, retiring, vigilantism, small town, vengeance, law enforcement, starting over, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, year 2007, 2000s
Place: texas, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, nightclub, protagonist as suspect, gangsters, law enforcement, investigation, on the run, crimes, heroes, dishonesty, tough heroes, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: exciting, tense, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, police detective, uninhibited rivalry, graphic violence, rivalry, criminal heroes, law enforcement, master criminal, crime gone awry, crimes, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.5
 431
Gang in Blue (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A black police officer discovers a cell of white supremacist vigilantes within his department.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, racism, investigation, police, corruption, graphic violence, police investigation, juvenile delinquency, rivalry, special agents, blind ambition, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.5
 19K
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, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam veteran, society, lone wolves, vigilantism, tough heroes, crimes, rivalry, elderly, heroes, vigilante, murder, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Broken Horses (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The bonds of brotherhood, the laws of loyalty, and the futility of violence in the shadows of the US Mexico border gang wars.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, going straight, hitman, graphic violence, small town, gangsters, family relations, siblings relations, hopes, profanity, deadly
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%