Movies like Hammer 1972

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Hammer (1972)
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Hammer (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hotheaded laborer B.J. Hammer can't go long without ending up in a fight, and, after he comes out on top in a particularly impressive workplace scuffle, word of his brawling skills makes its way to Davis, a top boxing manager. Hammer is hired by Davis and begins a lucrative career in the ring, only to find out that his new employer wants him to throw a fight and take part in other illicit activities. Hammer reacts to this news violently, and the feud is on.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, docks, crimes, athlete's life, drug dealing, injustice, crime, ambition, master criminal, downfall, rivalry, criminal's revenge, prizefight, sex, boxing, bandit, boxer, violence, blonde, tough guy, seduction, crime boss, gun, african american, interracial relations ...
Time: 70s

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Most similar movies to Hammer

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, crime, rivalry, gangsters, gunfight, violence and gangster mostly in Action, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Hammer: Hell Up in Harlem (1973), Slaughter's Big Rip-Off (1973), One Down, Two to go (1982), Fist of Honor (1993), Madso's War (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Hell Up in Harlem (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Tougher than Shaft and smoother than Superfly, this high-voltage sequel to Black Caesar explodes with enough action to incinerate New York City. Packed with machine-gun mayhem and riveting adventure, Hell Up in Harlem is nothing less than a ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, police corruption, grizzly bear, deadly, gang, chase, society, rivalry, criminal heroes, dishonesty, clergy, urban ghetto ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, harlem, usa, harlem manhattan new york city, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), gangsters, heroes, vigilantism, robbery, hitman, vigilante, urban ghetto life, vengeance, graphic violence, sexual content, tough heroes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
One Down, Two to go (1982)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A pair of tough cops go after the mob who jinxed the martial arts tournament and injured their buddy.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, contests and competitions, law enforcement, partners against crime, undercover, rescue, working undercover, vigilantism, vengeance, tough heroes, injustice ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 4.6
 200
Fist of Honor (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: As two rival Godfathers view to take control of the city, a hot-tempered family member kills two relatives of the opposing family, breaking the "Truce of Honor". Now the war begins! As a young boxer seeks revenge for his fiancée's ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, martial arts, heroes, gangsters, frame up, vengeance, family life, false accusation, righting the wronged, crimes, crime, gang ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Madso's War (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A power vacuum develops when the top mob boss flees a federal indictment.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rivalry, crimes, criminal heroes, uninhibited rivalry, swashbuckler, murder, betrayal, gunfight, violence, mafia, mafioso ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 2.7
 2K
Crazy Six (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA, Slovakia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In a crumbling Europe, powerful mafia families have emerged from the anarchy to vie for control of the lucrative arms trade.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: gangsters, rivalry, criminal's revenge, drug dealing, law enforcement, addiction, master criminal, government agency, crimes, life is a bitch, crime boss, violence ...
Time: future
Place: europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.2
 61
Two Coyotes (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A drug runner takes over a lucrative drug business only to find his new found empire crumble when a deal goes bad.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, rivalry, hitman, criminal's revenge, gangsters, addiction, life is a bitch, crime gone awry, drug dealing, crimes, working undercover, drug abuse ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.5
 3K
Black Caesar (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Tommy Gibbs is a tough kid, raised in the ghetto, who aspires to be a kingpin criminal. As a young boy, his leg is broken by a bad cop on the take, during a payoff gone bad. Nursing his vengeance, he rises to power in Harlem, New York. Angry at the ...
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: racism, police corruption, gangsters, society, crime, downfall, dishonesty, rivalry, crimes, gang, drug dealing, deadly ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1972, year 1965 ...
Place: harlem, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Movie in collections
 3.9
 220
Cartel War (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Led by a detective hell-bent on revenge, a team of undercover cops in Los Angeles attempt to bring down a powerful drug mob from the inside. Operating outside the law, they put everything on the line to clean up the streets and exact payback on the ...
Style: rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: working undercover, rivalry, drug dealing, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, crimes, revenge, male female relationship, friendship, murder, police, war on drugs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 3.8
 613
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rivalry, vengeance, tough heroes, crimes, criminal heroes, graphic violence, murder, police officer, mafia, profanity, drug dealer ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1975
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.2
 436
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: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, one man army, heroes, showdown, karate, gunfight, abduction, crimes, fighting crime, chases and races, crime ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, asia, japan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.2
 1K
Bucktown (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Duke Johnson visits a small Southern town, intent on burying his brother. After the funeral, he learns that he must stay for 60 days, for the estate to be processed. A few locals convince Duke to reopen his late brother's nightclub, and soon ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, betrayal, bar, police corruption, interracial relations, small town, racism, brother, redneck, injustice, estate, righting the wronged ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.4
 998
Detroit 9000 (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After a fundraiser for a black politician is robbed, Detroit police put two detectives, one white and one black, on the case, who try to work together under boiling political pressure.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, cynical, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: interracial relations, prostitution, hitman, murder, police, police corruption, urban, working undercover, heist, city life, rebellion, gang ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: detroit, usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Tough Ones (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A tough, violent cop who doesn't mind bending the law goes after a machine-gun-carrying, hunchbacked psychotic killer.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, psychopath, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement, chases and races, fighting crime, danger, serial killer, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.0
 1K
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, tense, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, profanity, gangsters, heroes, tough heroes, track down, uninhibited rivalry, crime, crimes, rivalry, chases and races, obsessive quest ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: mexico, latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Shaft's Big Score! (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: John Shaft is back as the lady-loved black detective cop on the search for the murderer of a client.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, chase, murder, graphic violence, private detective, helicopter, cemetery, gangsters, gang, crime, crimes, police investigation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, harlem, new york, africa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, fighting crime, partners against crime, gangsters, gang, rivalry, crimes, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, special agents, danger, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary, year 2007, 2000s
Place: dallas texas, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.0
 229
The Big Score (1983)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A narcotics detective, played by Fred Williamson, lets nothing stand in the way of his bringing down a major drug dealer. After a bust gone awry, he's accused of stealing a lost briefcase filled with money and both the mob and the police are ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, fighting crime, undercover, witnessing a crime, drug dealing, crime, deadly, police investigation, partners, life is a bitch, chases and races, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
 5.0
 4K
Bullett Raja (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A common man who transforms into a gangster revolts against the very system he once obediently followed by declaring war on the police, the government, and the industrialists.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, vengeance, criminal's revenge, chase, criminal heroes, crimes, rise to the top, rivalry, ambition, gangsters, crime, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.8
 1K
Trouble Man (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: It seems that masked men are knocking over the floating crap games of Chalky and Pete. Chalky and Pete hire the cool, loose, elegant Mr. T to fix things. Then, the masked manipulators set up the death of a collector for a rival gang lord. It looks ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, murder, gang, private detective, billiards, police, gambling, crime, dishonesty, lone wolves, society, on the run ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Wrong Turn at Tahoe (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A debt collector for the mob (Academy Award(R)-winner Cuba Gooding, Jr.) finds his fate taking a series of treacherous turns after his powerful boss and mentor (Miguel Ferrer) is caught in a dangerous double cross with the most dangerous drug dealer ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, gangsters, criminal's revenge, drug dealing, tough heroes, violence spree, rivalry, deadly, chases and races, criminal heroes, gunfight, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.5
 603
Sinatra Club (2010)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Brutal and celebrated Mafia gangster John Gotti (Danny Nucci) schemes, shoves and murders his way to the top of that world in this gritty biography told from the perspective of Salvatore Polisi (Jason Gedrick), who owns the Sinatra Club, where ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, gang, ambition, dishonesty, criminal heroes, crimes, rise to the top, gang leader, heist, tough guy, organized crime ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.1
 97
Consignment (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Consignment is the authentic and brutal story of an East Coast drug dealer forced to flee to California only to realize state lines don't erase past sins.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, gangsters, starting over, police investigation, on the run, gang, going straight, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, buddies, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Steele Justice (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Steele is ex-cop and Vietnam vet who is determined to bring down Kwan, former South Vietnamese general and now rich and powerful drug lord.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: martial arts, vietnam veteran, deadly, life is a bitch, law enforcement, crimes, pets, best friends, rivalry, vengeance, alcohol abuse, against the odds ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
State Property: Blood on the Streets (2005)
Genre: Musical, Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Three gangsters vie for control of the streets of Philadelphia.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: ambition, murder, social decay, vengeance, tough heroes, drug dealing, gang, gangsters, partners, rivalry, city life, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.5
 3K
Linewatch (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Academy Award Winner Cuba Gooding, Jr. is a Border Patrol Officer in the New Mexico desert with a secret past that is about to catch up with him. When his old gang leader tracks him down and forces him to smuggle drugs across the border, he must ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, drug dealing, starting over, crime, criminal's revenge, gang, crimes, law enforcement, heroes, desert, tough cop, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new mexico, latin america, cuba, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Last of the Finest (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An elite group of vice cops are fired from the L.A.P.D. for being over-zealous in their war against drugs. It is immediately apparent that some of their superiors are involved in the drug ring. Banded together, four of the banned cops (which quickly ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, conspiracy, drug dealer, police shootout, beretta, political corruption, partners, fighting crime, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, witnessing a crime, partners against crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.2
 34K
Get Carter (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Remake of the British classic. Jack Carter, a mob enforcer living in Las Vegas, travels back to his hometown of Seattle for his brother's funeral. During this visit, Carter realizes that the death of his brother was not accidental, but a ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: hitman, murder, gangsters, vengeance, rivalry, lone wolves, criminal heroes, crime, criminal's revenge, deadly, crimes, brutality ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, seattle, las vegas, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Force of Execution (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Seagal stars as mob kingpin Mr. Alexander, an old-school boss who rules his criminal empire with both nobility and brutality. For a simple prison hit, he sends his best enforcer and protégé Roman Hurst (Foster). When the hit goes wrong, Hurst is ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, drug dealing, crime boss, danger, going straight, criminal heroes, hitman, tough heroes, organized crime, prison, prisoner, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.3
 9K
Rapid Fire (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: College student Jake Lo is pursued by smugglers, mobsters and crooked federal agents after he witnesses a murder by a Mafia kingpin.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, police corruption, gangsters, police investigation, fighting crime, danger, tough law enforcer, machismo, murder, undercover, gang war, male female relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois, los angeles, usa, china, bangkok thailand ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%