Movies like The Dead Sleep Easy

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The Dead Sleep Easy (2007)
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The Dead Sleep Easy (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: Mexico, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Mexican wrestler entangled with the mob seeks revenge after a group of Mexican migrants are massacred in a human smuggling ring.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: heroes, hitman, redemption, gangsters, injustice, rivalry, gambling, collision, assassination, stripper, wrestling, female nudity, human trafficking, migrant, very little dialogue, strip club, wrestler, danger, deadly, shot in the head, mexican wrestler, crimes
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america

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Most similar movies to The Dead Sleep Easy

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and exciting films with plots about rivalry, deadly, danger, heroes, dishonesty, chases and races and vengeance mostly in Action, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like The Dead Sleep Easy: The Guillotines (2012), The Local (2008), Hate Thy Neighbor (1968), Monster (2014), Dragonwolf (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Guillotines (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: China, Haiti, Hong Kong
Duration: 112 min.
Story: During the Manchurian-ruled Qing Dynasty, Emperor Yong Zheng established a secret assassination squad known as the Guillotines to eliminate all who opposed him. Once heavily favored by the Emperor, the Guillotines are deemed expendable once Emperor ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: political unrest, hitman, assassination, military, soldier, qing dynasty, martial arts, save the day, fight, kung fu, chinese mythology, strong violent content ...
Time: 18th century
Place: china, ancient china, hong kong, asia
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The Local (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A wealthy out-of-towner hires an indigent man to abduct an estranged family member.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: daring rescue, redemption, addiction, drug dealing, rivalry, life is a bitch, heroes, lone wolves, city life, fight, violence, kidnapping ...
Time: future
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Hate Thy Neighbor (1968)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ken Dakota's search for the murderer of his brother, killed by bandit Gary Stevens, at the behest of land owner Chris Malone. Dakota attempts to bring the men responsible for his brothers death to justice.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, escapades, injustice, rivalry, dangerous animal, dishonesty, vengeance, heroes, old west, life is a bitch, legal action, hitman ...
Time: 19th century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Monster (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Bok-Soon (Kim Go-eun-I) runs a street stall while taking care of her younger sister. Bok-Soon may not be the brightest girl but what she lacks in intelligence, she makes up for in uncontrollable rage. She’s infamously known as the “psycho ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, police investigation, vengeance, murder, rivalry, asian prostitute, law enforcement, criminal heroes, hitman, contests and competitions, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Dragonwolf (2013)
Genre: Action
Country: Thailand
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The Devil's Cauldron, a city where depravity and violence has forged a society in which only the lethal and callous can survive, two young men who possess the intellect and ferocity to flourish, carve a name for themselves as the most efficient ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, femme fatale, hitman, rivalry, gangsters, dishonesty, betrayal, criminal heroes, siblings relations, chaos and mayhem, violence, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 21st century
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Waiter (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man travels through corporate corruption and his own sin to find his soul.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Plot: heroes, hitman, rivalry, dishonesty, tough guy, violence, gunfight, wind, battles, capitalism, money, suspense ...
Time: 21st century
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Yakuza-Busting Girls: Duel in Hell (2010)
Genre: Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Asami returns exhausted after three years of intense training to become a yakuza hunter. She decides to visit her old master, Inokuma, who runs a bar. However, she finds his place in ruins and nothing is as it was when she left. As it turns out, the ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Plot: homecoming, one man army, hitman, heroes, samurai, rivalry, gang, psychopath, gambling, mortal combat, dishonesty, female fight ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Man Who Came Back (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Framed for murder and left for dead, a local legend comes back to make the guilty pay as he seeks revenge on those who killed his family, in this traditional Western about one man who stood against injustice.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, exciting
Plot: discrimination, post civil war, racism, righting the wronged, injustice, dishonesty, life is a bitch, vengeance, old west, americana, prison escape, american civil war ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Serena and the Ratts (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After years of killing for a man only known as "The Boss", Serena is burnt out. When she is hired for one final job, she teams up with an underground renegade group to stop her replacement from executing the assassination.
Style: exciting, bleak, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: hitman, renegade, time travel, murder, assassination, inventions and discoveries, scientist, rivalry, assassin, heroes, killer, girl ...
Time: 21st century
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Noon Sunday (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Guam, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two mercenaries are hired to commit a political assassination.
Style: exciting, captivating, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: mercenary, assassination, island, female mercenary, leadership, intrigue, dishonesty, rivalry, heroes, female nudity, betrayal, cold war ...
Time: 70s
Place: pacific ocean
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Crosshairs (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Hired to enact revenge on a man who savagely beat a beautiful Russian débutant, Jack Verlaine is pressed between his newly acquired job and a persistent man named, Brill, who offers him a chance to advance higher in his seedy career. But when an ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: conspiracy, hitman, assassin, sex trafficking, dishonesty, rivalry, vengeance, estrangement, prostitution, cover up, deadly, girls with guns
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Hard Way to Die (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Sung Shao Chong (Billy Chong) traverses the Arizona desert, helping those in need on the way to meet his old friend Kum (Lam Hak-Ming) in a small western town. Once there, he runs into a group of men who terrorize the town and extort the local ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fight, kung fu, revenge, heroic mission, rivalry, vengeance, criminal heroes, escapades, gangsters, heroes, fistfight ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
No Blood No Tears (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Gyung-sun is a washed-up cab driver who has been trying to go straight after years in trouble with the law after being a big-time safecracker. Soo-jin wants to be a famous singer, but lives the life of a trophy girlfriend to her vicious gangster ...
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, vigilantism, redemption, track down, friendship, dishonesty, gangsters, rivalry, forbidden love, betrayal, graphic violence, heroes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Baseline (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The Baseline is the centre of the East London grime club scene and the queue regularly stretches around the block. Danny works on the door - breaking up fights and managing drunk kids. However, when he rescues Terry, the club owner and local gang ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Plot: gang, gangsters, breakup, rivalry, moral dilemma, murder, love and romance, hitman, master criminal, danger
Time: 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 4.5
 314
Hooded Angels (2002)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A gang of women wreak vengeance upon the society that failed them.
Style: serious, surreal, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: gunfight, vengeance, false accusation, hopes, gang, injustice, old west, aging, criminal heroes, bounty hunter, heroes, going straight ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Last Riders (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When his family is murdered, Johnny gets revenge on his former biker gang, The Slaves, and the police who lied to the gang about Johnny selling them out to the authorities.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s
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Iris: The Movie (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Hyunjun and Sawoo, close friends and rivals from the South Korean special forces, are recruited by the secret agency NSS. They both fall for Seunghee, the beautiful but lethal profiling specialist at NSS. When they are faced against each other in a ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, tense, serious ...
Plot: espionage, terrorism, rivalry, political conspiracy, assassination, special agents, spy, true love, state affairs, contests and competitions, political corruption, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Bounty Hunters (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A group of down-on-their-luck bounty hunters hit the jackpot one night when they pick up an informant with a hundred thousand dollar bounty on his head. But their world is turned upside down when a mob boss offers them one million dollars in ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Plot: bounty hunter, partners, law enforcement, gangsters, chase, dishonesty, murder, female fight, women, female nudity, massage parlor, strip club ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Scorpion (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Featuring a mix of Thai Boxing and Ultimate Fighting, SCORPION has been dubbed The French Fight Club. It stars Jerome Le Banner, who is also known as Hyper Battle Cyborg and The Bulldog of Paris, a true kickboxer, famous for his aggressive style - ...
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, psychological, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kickboxing, rivalry, redemption, underground fighting, imprisonment, contests and competitions, fight, performer's life, heroes, hopes, athlete's life ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Pushed to the Limit (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Magnificent Mimi is a woman with a destiny and a bright future ahead of her. She is the world's greatest female wrestling champion, she has a loving boyfriend and loyal family members who care and love her. But things take a turn for the worst ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: wrestling, female fight, martial arts, fight, competition, women's wrestling, revenge, murder, female bodybuilder, femme fatale, graphic violence, tough heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Warriors (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Canada, Israel
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A government-trained killing machine must turn his lethal skills against his top-secret squad's AWOL leader
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: top secret, terrorism, awol, soldier, battles, rivalry, on the run, military, fugitives, prostitute, heroes, chase ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Streets of Rage (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Melody Sails is an investigative reporter on Hollywood's juvenile delenquincy, and runs across Lunar, the crimelord. With the help of a 12-year old street-kid, she will get to him, but will she down him in the climactic fight to the death, or ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Plot: martial arts, female martial artist, female fight, monster, women, femme fatale, prostitution, swat team, law enforcement, prostitute, journalism, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Coffin Full of Dollars (1971)
Genre: Western, Action
Country: Italy
Duration: 83 min.
Story: There's a frontier feud on the border of Mexico. Outlaw Hagen's brothers have been killed by Nevada's Kid's family.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Plot: cowboy, feud, mexican border, bounty hunter, rivalry, gang, heroes, escapades, track down, vengeance, treasure hunt, lone wolves ...
Time: 19th century
Place: nevada, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Movie in collections
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El Gringo (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A man crossing into Mexico with a satchel of $2,000,000 – and a bloody past – suddenly finds himself under attack in the sleepy town of El Fronteras.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, dark ...
Plot: gang, rivalry, track down, violence, small town, desert, fight, cowboy, gunfight, heroes, female thief, woman ...
Time: 21st century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
A Gunfighter's Pledge (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After killing former sheriff Matt Austin's wife and son for revenge, a quest begins. An escaped prisoner shows that he remembers who sent him to do time in jail so long ago. In a small town saloon Austin's mission to locate his ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, vigilantism, heroes, rivalry, police corruption, law enforcement, criminal heroes, dishonesty, old west, accidental killing, escaped prisoner, death of wife ...
Time: 19th century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.3
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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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, betrayal, rivalry, criminal's revenge, gangsters, crime gone awry, drug dealing, life is a bitch, addiction, law enforcement, dishonesty, going straight ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.9
 3K
On the Job (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 118 min.
Story: On The Job is about the ambitions and passions of four men trying to make a living, for themselves and their families. It shows the parallels between two prison inmates who are contract killers, and the two agents of the law investigating the ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, gangsters, corruption, assassination, honest law enforcer, corrupt law enforcer, politics, criminal heroes, dishonesty, suspense, prison, killer ...
Time: 21st century
Place: the philippines, asia, manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.0
 2K
Samurai Spy (1965)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Years of warfare end in a Japan unified under the Tokugawa shogunate, and samurai spy Sasuke Sarutobi, tired of conflict, longs for peace. When a high-ranking spy named Tatewaki Koriyama defects from the shogun to a rival clan, however, the world of ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized
Plot: samurai, ninja, medieval, spy, martial arts, espionage, heroic mission, lone wolves, assassination, gang, war, escapades ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Sticks of Death (1986)
Genre: Action
Country: Philippines
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A man masters the ancient art of arnis with the help of his grandfather to get revenge on a group of crooks who attempted to beat him to death.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, dishonesty, gangsters, heroes, rivalry, vengeance, contests and competitions, criminal heroes, cons and scams, death, helicopter, car ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Last Hit Man (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ageing hit man, Harry, has just botched a job and is now the target. His daughter is also in the assassin trade and is now a target too. A young hit man called Billy is sent to take Harry out but they form an uneasy alliance...
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: hitman, rivalry, family relations, partners, parents and children, terminal illness, killer, save the day, track down, suspense, murder, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%