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Running Wild (2006)
 6.5
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Running Wild (2006)
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: serious, suspenseful, bleak, realistic, rough
Plot: investigation, murder, unlikely partners, crimes, crime, law enforcement, rivalry, gangsters, partners against crime, against the rules, vengeance, vigilantism, chases and races, danger, deadly, dishonesty, legal, criminal, murder investigation, morgue, courtroom, crime investigation, office, good versus evil, deer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, south korea

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Most similar movies to Running Wild

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, crime, rivalry, deadly, law enforcement, murder and vengeance mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Running Wild: No Mercy (2010), The Unjust (2010), The Divine Move (2014), The City of Violence (2006), Midnight FM (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.4
 4K
No Mercy (2010)
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
Plot: kidnapping, murder, gory, mind game, police investigation, crime, crimes, danger, deadly, vengeance, confined, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.7
 2K
The Unjust (2010)
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: murder, promotion, intrigue, legal investigation, frame up, urban, police corruption, police investigation, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, legal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Divine Move (2014)
Genre: Action
Country: South Korea
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Professional baduk (go) player Tae-seok loses a high-stakes game to infamous underground gambler Sal-soo, and ends up framed for the murder of his own brother and locked up in prison. He vows revenge and trains ferociously. After serving his ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, vengeance, crime, violence, revenge, prison, murder, knife, board game, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The City of Violence (2006)
Genre: Action
Country: South Korea
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Tae-su, a detective fighting organized crime, returns to his hometown for his high school friend Wang-jae's funeral. There, he meets his old friends Pil-ho, Dong-hwan and Seok-hwan and they reminisce. Suspecting something fishy about ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, revenge, organized crime, gore, mob, vengeance, police investigation, crime, buddies, police station, gang, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 6.6
 2K
Midnight FM (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Popular TV anchorwoman & late night radio host Sun-Young prepares to work her final radio program. After this program she will prepare to take her ill daughter to America the following morning. During the radio show Ko Sun-Young receives a ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: kidnapping, radio show, chases and races, crimes, hostages, vigilantism, justice, psychopath, race against time, woman in danger, danger, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.3
 576
Bloody Tie (2006)
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 ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, snitch, drug dealing, martial arts, gory, drug abuse, crime, crimes, prison, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.9
 47K
The Chaser (2008)
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 ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, brutal, twist ending, bloody ...
Plot: serial killer, violence, psychopath, prostitute, pimp, woman in danger, search, police investigation, chase, murder, revenge, foot chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south korea, asia, korea, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Confession of Murder (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 119 min.
Story: On the day the 15-year statute of limitations expired on a high profile serial murder case that claimed the lives of 10 women, a family member of the victim throws himself off the building in front of Choi Hyeong-goo, the detective in charge of the ...
Style: rough, twists and turns, serious, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, obsessive quest, uninhibited rivalry, crime, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, rivalry, vengeance, murder, chases and races, loss of daughter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Family: Ties of Blood (2006)
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
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, kidnapping, vengeance, crimes, bollywood, rivalry, gangsters, crime, hostages, vigilantism, chases and races, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Urban Justice (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
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.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, martial arts, revenge, chase, investigation, murder, small town, gangsters, urban, crime, track down, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.7
 709
One on One (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 122 min.
Story: On May 9th, a female high school student was brutally murdered. There are 7 suspects and 7 shadows that terrorize them. Who are they and which one of them is you?
Style: serious, rough, realistic, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: gory, vigilantism, murder, crime, crimes, deadly, vengeance, kidnapping, danger, rivalry
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.5
 4K
Blood Out (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, murder, gangsters, tough law enforcer, crime, vengeance, working undercover, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, rivalry, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.0
 21K
Rage (2014)
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: revenge, russian mafia, kidnapping, vengeance, crimes, haunted by the past, rivalry, gangsters, track down, violence spree, chases and races, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, martial arts, death, chase, vengeance, fight, police, vigilantism, murder, police investigation, danger, adventure ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Nowhere to Hide (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Over the next 72 days, Detective Woo will push his skills to the limits and his team of cops to the edge as they conduct a manhunt for an elusive criminal. Woo takes the law into his own hands as the hunt becomes personal, and as his target may get ...
Style: stylized, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police investigation, chase, criminal's revenge, gang, master criminal, partners against crime, crime, tough law enforcer, track down, vengeance, working undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: south korea, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.2
 5K
Cold Eyes (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 119 min.
Story: HA Yoon-ju becomes the newest member to a unit within the Korean Police Forces Special Crime Department that specializes in surveillance activities on high profile criminals. She teams up with HWANG Sang-Jun, the veteran leader of the unit, and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, police investigation, partners against crime, fighting crime, track down, crimes, law enforcement, partners, gang, chases and races, map, rookie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.2
 75K
Blitz (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A tough, renegade cop is dispatched to take down a serial killer who has been targeting police officers.
Style: serious, exciting, suspense, talky, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, police detective, cop as target, law enforcer killer, tough law enforcer, revenge, crimes, law enforcement, murder, stalking, vigilante ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, new orleans, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.7
 360
Black Gunn (1972)
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: racism, nightclub, criminal's revenge, gang, crime, battle zone, vengeance, urban, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Out for a Kill (2003)
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, prison, frame up, murder, good versus evil, criminal's revenge, vengeance, crime, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china, asia, paris france, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.4
 692
Open City (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Jo Dae-yeong is a police officer investigating a pickpocket ring with ties to the Yakuza. One day he rescues Baek Jang-mi from danger, only to discover that she is the boss of the gang he has been tracking.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, crime, police investigation, police, criminal, pickpocket, crimes, dishonesty, heroes, law enforcement, femme fatale, gang ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Sinners and Saints (2010)
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: semiautomatic pistol, gang war, street, street shootout, violence, police investigation, partners against crime, drugs/alcohol, crime, tough law enforcer, murder, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Johan Falk: GSI - Gruppen för särskilda insatser (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Johan works in tandem with the GSI organized crime unit to bring in a cadre of armored car robbers
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough
Plot: police, organized crime, robbery, partners against crime, urban, tough law enforcer, crime, crimes, danger, law enforcement, partners, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Third Wave (2003)
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: murder, riot, demonstration, hotel, cell phone, organized crime, bank, tough law enforcer, on the run, international, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, holland, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Kill Reflex (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Williamson plays a cop called 'Soda Cracker', whose partner was killed in a mysterious assassination. He is convinced that the murder was committed by his old enemy, Ivan Moss, played by Bo Svenson. Despite threats from the mob and from ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, crimes, battle zone, deadly, crime, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, gangsters, assassination, investigation, murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.4
 257
Puzzle (2006)
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: suspicion, hostage, crime gone awry, heist, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, crime, secret, bank robber, bank, chases and races, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Welcome to the Punch (2013)
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, serious, twists and turns, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, conspiracy, police corruption, assassin, criminal, crime, chase, police detective, motorcycle chase, master criminal, urban, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, iceland, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.2
 7K
A Hard Day (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 111 min.
Story: On the way to his mother’s funeral, a detective accidentally hits a person with his car. He takes the body with him and puts it into his mother’s coffin. The moment he feels relieved, he receives a call. This caller insists that he saw the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, tense ...
Plot: murder, life turned upside down, funeral, crimes, law enforcement, disorder, hit and run, violence, police inspector, phone ringing, toy soldier, money ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, south korea, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.7
 8K
Next of Kin (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Truman Gates, a Chicago cop, sets out to find his brother's killer. Meanwhile, another of his brothers, Briar (a hillbilly) decides to find the killer himself.
Style: serious, rough, exciting, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, murder, crime, tough law enforcer, vigilantism, gangsters, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, rivalry, good versus evil, police investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: kentucky, usa, chicago illinois, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Into the Mirror (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Woo Yeong-min retired from the police force after trying to save his partner and causing his death. After a series of mysterious deaths in the shopping mall in which his uncle has allowed him to work as a security guard prior to its reopening, he ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, twists and turns, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ghost, serial killer, shopping mall, murder, mystery, gory, riddles and clues, crime, who done it, danger, parallel world, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, korea, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Invisible Target (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Three cops team up to bring down a criminal gang of seven, who have their own hidden agenda.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, criminal heroes, gang, crime, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, chases and races, crimes, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%