Movies like Running Wild

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Running Wild
Original name: 야수
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A grissled cop with tendencies towards excessive force teams up with an ambitious and righteous prosecutor to track down a dangerous crime boss whom they both want desperately to catch. But their quarry resorts to devious methods to stall their investigation and eventually turn them against each other. Now the stage is set for a dangerous triangle.
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic, rough
Plot: unlikely partners, crimes, law enforcement, crime, rivalry, gangsters, investigation, partners against crime, against the rules, murder, vengeance, vigilantism, chases and races, danger, deadly, dishonesty, legal, cold case, flying kick, hospital room, car motorcycle chase, pepper spray, hit with a shovel, new job, prison visit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, south korea
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The Chaser
Action, Crime, Thriller
South Korea
125 min.
 7.9
Company
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
India
155 min.
 8.0
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and rough films with plots about crimes, crime, rivalry, deadly, murder, law enforcement and gangsters mostly in Crime, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Running Wild: No Mercy (2010), Bloody Tie (2006), The Chaser (2008), The Unjust (2010), Family: Ties of Blood (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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No Mercy
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Forensic pathologist Kang (Seol Kyeong-gu) is assigned to examine the dismembered corpse of a female murder victim. Detective Min (Han Hye-jin) points to a fanatic environmentalist, Lee Sung-ho (Ryoo Seung-beom), as the primary suspect. But when ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
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 6.3
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Bloody Tie
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In this uncompromising vision of the gritty Korean underworld, a crystal meth dealer with a tragic past is forced to team up with a renegade cop to take down a powerful crime lord. Reminiscent of the Hong Kong action films of the 80’s but full of ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, south korea
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System:   80%
    User:   79%
 
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The Chaser
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Joong-ho is a dirty detective turned pimp in financial trouble as several of his girls have recently disappeared without clearing their debts. While trying to track them down, he finds a clue that the vanished girls were all called up by the same ...
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Place: asia, korea, south korea, seoul
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System:   74%
    User:   84%
 
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The Unjust
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A series of murders holds the nation in its sway and the longer the police fail to catch the murderer, the more the public begins to panic. Choi, a highly successful investigator whose methods have always held him back from promotion, senses that ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: intrigue, legal investigation, frame up, urban, police corruption, police investigation, crimes, dishonesty, murder, law enforcement, legal, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
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Family: Ties of Blood
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The story is on the concept of karma and bad deeds. It follows Viren Sahai (Amitabh Bachchan), underworld don who rules over India. His son Abhir (Sushant Singh) is spoilt and believes he can do anything due to his father's power. When ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
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Urban Justice
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Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Seagal plays a man with a dark and violent past, who seeks revenge for the murder of his son.
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Plot: gang, crime, martial arts, small town, gangsters, urban, chase, investigation, track down, murder, vengeance, revenge ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
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System:   62%
    User:   70%
 
The Red Siren
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Action
Country: France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Nearly 13, Alice rebels, telling the Paris police that her mother is a murderer. Alice has no evidence; her mother, Eva, rich and powerful, avoids charges. Alice promptly runs away, determined to find her dad whom she claims lives in Portugal. The ...
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Time: contemporary
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System:   58%
    User:   63%
 
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Invisible Target
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 129 min.
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Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   60%
 
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Snitch'd
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When the South Side Gang and the Cut Throat Mafia start a drug war at a local high school in Santa Ana, CA, detective McClure goes undercover to investigate the brutal murder of a young Latina student. The gang members are the key suspects but ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   58%
 
 5.7
 360
Black Gunn
Genre: Action, Thriller, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A successful and popular nightclub owner who believes financial independence is the path to equality and success, must act as a go-between for militant-minded brother and the white gang syndicate his brother has attacked and robbed. Their ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal's revenge, gang, crime, vengeance, battle zone, nightclub, racism, crimes, urban, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   61%
 
Out for a Kill
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An unsuspecting university professor is an unwitting accomplice in a foiled Chinese cocaine deal. Wrongly imprisoned, he escapes to take his revenge and prove his innocence.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, criminal's revenge, vengeance, crime, frame up, prison, murder, crimes, deadly, good versus evil, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, china, paris france, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   58%
 
Sinners and Saints
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In lawless storm ravaged New Orleans, eleaguered Detective Sean Riley is trying to cope with the death of his young son and the abandonment of his wife. Facing a probable suspension from the department, Riley is teamed with a young homicide ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, drugs/alcohol, crime, tough law enforcer, murder, crimes, danger, violence, street shootout, street, gang war, semiautomatic pistol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   60%
 
The Third Wave
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Finland
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Johan Falk hasn't been working for over a year since he resigned from the police. Most of all he wants to move out to the countryside, but fate has a different thought.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, holland, sweden
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System:   48%
    User:   56%
 
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SPL: Kill Zone
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, Macao
Duration: 93 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   46%
    User:   44%
 
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Story: When big city detectives refuse to further investigate his kid brother's gang related murder, small town Sheriff Michael Spencer drops the badge and goes undercover to find his brother's killer and avenge his death.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   42%
 
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Rain Fall
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A hit man looks to protect the daughter of one of his victims against CIA assassins.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough heroes, crimes, danger, crime, hitman, rivalry, chases and races, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, police officer, foot chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   48%
 
Welcome to the Punch
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When notorious criminal Jacob Sternwood is forced to return to London, it gives detective Max Lewinsky one last chance to take down the man he's always been after.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, heist, police corruption, conspiracy, chase, police, british, murder, robbery, redemption, master criminal, political corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   43%
 
 6.8
 185K
Safe House
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Africa, Japan, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A dangerous CIA renegade resurfaces after a decade on the run. When the safe house he's remanded to is attacked by mercenaries, a rookie operative escapes with him. Now, the unlikely allies must stay alive long enough to uncover who wants them ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, espionage, betrayal, corruption, violence, gunfight, on the run, secret service, car chase, murder, reluctant partners, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: south africa, africa, cape town south africa, paris france, langley virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   42%
 
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Puzzle
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Five strangers, each with his own special talents, are recruited by the mysterious 'X'. They do not know why they are brought together, but nonetheless agree to a series of potentially lucrative schemes. A planned bank robbery goes awry ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, crime, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, bank, heist, chases and races, confined, hostage, suspicion, crimes, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   38%
 
An Eye for an Eye
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police investigation, vengeance, chase, death, vigilantism, undercover cop, kung fu, undercover, adventure, revenge, survival ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   38%
 
 5.3
 2K
Indian
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 178 min.
Story: DCP Raksekhar Azad (Raj) is an invincible cop with a great aim. He arrests a terrorist by the name of Khan. But Khan lands in a prison cell that looks cushier than the Buckingham Palace. However, this gets Raj promoted, and he is congratulated by ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, prison, crime, special agents, tough law enforcer, terrorism, against the rules, bollywood, vigilantism, political corruption, working undercover, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   48%
 
 6.8
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Double Tap
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Leslie Cheung plays Rick Pang, an IPSC champion who is also a gun expert who modifies his pistols to perfect his technique known as 'double tap', placing two shots in the same exact spot. In the 1996 IPSC Hong Kong shooting competition, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal's revenge, crime, gangsters, urban, master criminal, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, police investigation, murder, track down, vengeance, psychopath ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   45%
 
 5.0
 21K
Rage
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When the Russian mob kidnaps the daughter of a reformed criminal, he rounds up his old crew and seeks his own brand of justice.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, crimes, rivalry, revenge, gangsters, track down, violence spree, kidnapping, russian mafia, chases and races, deadly, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   33%
 
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The Man from Nowhere
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 119 min.
Story: His only friend called him 'the man from nowhere'... Taesik, a former special agent becomes a loner after losing his wife in a miserable accident and lives a bitter life running a pawnshop. He only has a few customers and a friend named ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, bleak, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, friendship, kidnapping, tragedy, assassin, martial arts, hitman, revenge, drugs, violence, blood, gang ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, south korea, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   34%
 
The Stone Killer
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Los Angeles detective is sent to New York where he must solve a case involving an old Sicilian Mafia family feud.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, gangsters, hitman, crime, chases and races, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, chase, maverick cop, brainwashing, tough cop ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, usa, vietnam, new york, harlem manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   41%
 
Johan Falk: De 107 patrioterna
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: It's a beautiful day in Slottsskogen, Gothenburg idyllic city park, when suddenly the unthinkable happens - gunfire amidst all people. Two gangsters shooting game against each other and a large police operation starts. The conflict grows ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough
Plot: tough law enforcer, urban, crimes, crime, danger, law enforcement, gang, gang war, gangsters, vengeance, rivalry, police surveillance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   36%
 
Executive Protection
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After causing a commotion with his last assignment, Falk has been given a desk job, which hardly agrees with his personality, and he ends up accepting an offer from an old friend to buy into a private investigation agency. Another friend of ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough
Plot: kidnapping, private detective, tough law enforcer, race against time, crime, urban, rescue, chases and races, threat, bodyguard, police procedural, lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: estonia, europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   36%
 
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Armed Response
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: One of Tanaka's underlings has stolen a rare statuette that he had planned to use as a peace offering between the local Yakusa and Chinese Tong. He hires two private investigators to exchange ransom money to recover the statuette, but the trade ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, criminal's revenge, crime, gangsters, partners against crime, private detective, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer, bartender, shotgun, murder, yakuza ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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System:   35%
    User:   31%
 

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Countdown
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
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Duration: 100 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, rome italy
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System:   34%
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Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 175 min.
Story: A ruthless gangster named Don is killed during a scuffle with the police. Since only DSP DeSilva knows of this incident, he recruits another person named Vijay who is a spitting image of Don. Vijay is planted in Don's place in Don's gang ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: gangsters, master criminal, crime, on the run, mistaken identity, working undercover, bollywood, undercover cop, chases and races, crimes, gang, danger ...
Time: 70s
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System:   33%
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