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Running Wild (2006)
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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: rough, bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: investigation, murder, police protagonist, gangsters, crimes, vengeance, crime, against the rules, legal, vigilantism, danger, unlikely partners, chases and races, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, rivalry, partners against crime, motorcycle, criminal, murder investigation, morgue, crime boss, courtroom, singing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, crime, murder, rivalry, deadly, law enforcement and vengeance mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Running Wild: The Divine Move (2014), No Mercy (2010), The City of Violence (2006), Out for a Kill (2003), Urban Justice (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Divine Move (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, rivalry, crime, crimes, vengeance, gangsters, dishonesty, deadly, prison, knife, board game, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.4
 5K
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: bleak, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Plot: kidnapping, murder, gory, crimes, confined, crime, dishonesty, deadly, danger, police investigation, vengeance, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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: stylized, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, martial arts, organized crime, gore, mob, revenge, reunion, homecoming, heroes, buddies, partners, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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: frame up, prison, murder, martial arts, vengeance, criminal's revenge, gangsters, law enforcement, rivalry, dishonesty, deadly, drug abuse ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china, asia, paris france, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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: realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, investigation, murder, chase, martial arts, revenge, car chase, dealing with death, city life, urban, law enforcement, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.9
 49K
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, prostitute, pimp, psychopath, search, woman in danger, police investigation, chase, murder, revenge, disappearance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, asia, korea, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, martial arts, vengeance, chase, vigilantism, danger, murder, death, fight, police, police investigation, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.8
 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: rough, exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, murder, crime, tough law enforcer, vigilantism, police investigation, justice, one against many, brother brother relationship, death of brother, complex characters, gangsters ...
Time: 80s
Place: kentucky, usa, chicago illinois, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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: tense, twists and turns, suspenseful, rough, dark humor ...
Plot: serial killer, law enforcement, vengeance, chases and races, investigation, frame up, trap, murder confession, obsessive quest, uninhibited rivalry, crime, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: realistic, rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, kidnapping, hostages, chases and races, crime, crimes, confined, rivalry, danger, vengeance, deadly, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 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, captivating, tense, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: kidnapping, chases and races, radio show, hostages, crimes, vigilantism, justice, psychopath, radio dj, anchor, danger, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.3
 594
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: rough, bleak, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: snitch, police corruption, drug abuse, drug dealing, law enforcement, rivalry, martial arts, crimes, life is a bitch, vampire, partners, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.0
 22K
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, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, revenge, russian mafia, chases and races, crimes, forced into action, violence spree, rivalry, loss of daughter, deadly, gangsters, track down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.6
 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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, gang, undercover, law enforcement, rivalry, bar fight, gangsters, deadly, vengeance, police investigation, hitman, working undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.7
 761
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: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Plot: rivalry, deadly, gory, danger, crimes, crime, vigilantism, murder, vengeance, kidnapping
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, riot, cell phone, organized crime, demonstration, hotel, bank, woman in danger, danger, law enforcement, gang, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, battle zone, crimes, murder, investigation, assassination, rivalry, vengeance, police corruption, law enforcement, gangsters, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.7
 373
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: realistic, exciting, bleak, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: racism, nightclub, gangsters, criminal's revenge, dishonesty, rivalry, chase, criminal heroes, gays and lesbians, crimes, life is a bitch, cons and scams ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 5.7
 7K
Hero Wanted (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Liam Case is a garbage man whose life hasn't quite turned out the way he expected it would. In order to impress the girl of his dreams, Liam plans an elaborate heist that will culminate with him jumping in to save the day at the last minute. ...
Style: rough, twists and turns, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, murder, murder investigation, life is a bitch, crime, rivalry, robbery, bank robbery, framed for murder, child in peril, revenge, hospital ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.2
 77K
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: exciting, serious, suspense, talky, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, revenge, murder, police detective, cop as target, law enforcer killer, crimes, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, stalking, police brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, new orleans, new jersey
⇓ 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, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, street, semiautomatic pistol, gang war, violence, fighting crime, dishonesty, deadly, loss of partner, partners, swat, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Stone Killer (1973)
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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, murder, chase, mafia, brainwashing, maverick cop, tough cop, anti war, death wish, law enforcement, car chase, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, asia, new york, vietnam, harlem manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.9
 16K
Kiss of Death (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Jimmy Kilmartin is an ex-con living in Astoria in the New York City borough of Queens, trying to stay clean and raising a family with his wife Bev. But when his cousin Ronnie causes him to take a fall for driving an illegal transport of stolen cars, ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, murder, crime, gangsters, partners against crime, against the odds, political corruption, law enforcement, master criminal, redemption, vengeance, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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, twists and turns, serious, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, police corruption, conspiracy, assassin, police detective, criminal, crime, master criminal, law enforcement, criminal heroes, organized crime, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iceland, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
To Protect and Serve (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A rookie cop becomes the chief suspect in the killing of some of his crooked cohorts.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: murder, danger, dishonesty, partners, deadly, rivalry, vigilantism, police detective, serial killer, investigation, law enforcement, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.8
 7K
Bad Country (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Baton Rouge police detective Bud Carter busts contract killer Jesse Weiland, he convinces Jesse to become an informant and rat out the South's most powerful crime ring.
Style: exciting, rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, police, informant, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, hitman, criminal's revenge, snitch, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.8
 764
Double Tap (2000)
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police detective, police investigation, rivalry, master criminal, gangsters, track down, deadly, heroes, hitman, criminal's revenge, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.0
 281K
Jack Reacher (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When a gunman takes five lives with six shots, all evidence points to the suspect in custody. On interrogation, the suspect offers up a single note: "Get Jack Reacher!" So begins an extraordinary chase for the truth, pitting Jack Reacher ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sniper, loner, murder, drifter, investigation, ex military, lone wolves, crimes, vigilantism, conspiracy, false accusation, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania, pittsburgh, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.7
 7K
Skin Trade (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Thailand, Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After his family is killed by a Serbian gangster with international interests. NYC detective Nick goes to S.E. Asia and teams up with a Thai detective to get revenge and destroy the syndicates human trafficking network.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, sex slave, sex slavery, human trafficking, gangsters, crime, tough law enforcer, vengeance, tough heroes, master criminal, police investigation, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, asia, usa, new jersey, bangkok thailand ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: robbery, organized crime, police, crimes, partners, fighting crime, dishonesty, gangsters, lifesaver, swat, police corruption, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%