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Walking the Edge (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A Los Angeles taxi driver helps a distraught young woman on the run from gangsters after they murder her husband and young son.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: taxi driver, vengeance, criminal heroes, police investigation, crime, criminal's revenge, gangsters, tough law enforcer, crime gone awry, manhunt, vigilantism, murder, psychopath, hitman, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, rivalry, investigation, chases and races, danger, power drill, murder of son, buddy, murder of husband ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, murder, crime, deadly, rivalry, vengeance and gangsters mostly in Thriller, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Walking the Edge: The Don Is Dead (1973), Stiletto (2008), Next of Kin (1989), Twisted Justice (1990), Zero Tolerance (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Don Is Dead (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After his mistress is murdered a Mafia leader goes after the killer with a bloody vengeance. Soon after the hunt begins, a gang war ensues.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, murder, hitman, betrayal, gory, criminal's revenge, gang, crime, gangsters, one man army, drug dealing, vengeance ...
Time: 70s
Place: florida, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.0
 2K
Stiletto (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The seemingly random killings of an assassin puzzle her former lover, a wealthy Greek crime boss whose organization is jeopardized by his love for her, and the detective following her rising body count
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, assassin, criminal's revenge, hitman, crime, mafia, money, violence, crime lord, hoodlum, killer, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 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 ⇓
64%
Twisted Justice (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the Los Angeles of the future, police are forbidden to carry weapons and must use stun guns instead. A maverick detective ignores those restrictions in his pursuit of "The Bullseye Murderer," a psychotic rapist who takes a new drug ...
Style: futuristic, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, vengeance, crime, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, rivalry, mad scientist, serial killer, chase, investigation, police corruption ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 5.3
 451
Zero Tolerance (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After surviving a sneak attack on himself and fellow agents Jimmy and Gene as they were transporting drug kingpin Raymond Manta out of a Mexican jail, FBI agent Jeff Douglas becomes an uwitting pawn of the White Hand drug cartel. Mistakenly told ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, drug abuse, lone wolves, one man army, special agents, crime, tough law enforcer, track down, vengeance, vigilantism, tough heroes, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: mexico, las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.1
 14K
Ricochet (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An attorney is terrorized by the criminal he put away years ago when he was a cop.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, on the run, murder, law enforcement, prostitute, drug dealing, investigation, friendship, false accusation, frame up, district attorney, police investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.3
 327
Ricco (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Fresh out of the joint, young Ricco is eager to get home to see his family. He was cut loose a year early for good behavior, but it certainly wasn't good behavior that got him in the big house in the first place. Two years prior, Ricco took it ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, criminal heroes, gory, criminal's revenge, crime, gang, gangsters, track down, vengeance, vigilantism, tough heroes, hitman ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Death Collector (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A kid from the neighborhood goes to work for the Mafia as a collector.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, crime, criminal's revenge, gang, gangsters, tough law enforcer, crime gone awry, hitman, criminal heroes, crimes, kids in trouble, danger ...
Time: 70s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.8
 450
Run and Kill (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man (Fatty) returns home to find his wife with another man. He goes to a bar and begins to drink, waking up the next day to find that he owes a mafioso money for killing his wife. Not wanting to pay the money, he enlists a malitia organization ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, hitman, criminal heroes, crime, gory, police investigation, criminal's revenge, gang, gangsters, lone wolves, master criminal, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: hong kong, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, deadly, battle zone, crime, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, gangsters, assassination, investigation, murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.1
 30K
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, serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ritual, murder, hitman, vengeance, crime, criminal's revenge, drugs/alcohol, gangsters, lone wolves, pornographic video, criminal heroes, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.0
 518
Armed Response (1986)
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: yakuza, bartender, shotgun, murder, martial arts, criminal's revenge, crime, gangsters, chinatown, grenade, revenge, partners against crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.6
 619
Cold Steel (1987)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Detective Johnny Modine gets his Christmas celebration spoiled with news of his father's death, which seems the work of psychopathic junkies ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, psychopath, vengeance, crimes, crime, deadly, law enforcement, rivalry, femme fatale, chase, dealing with death, investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Out for Justice (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Gino Felino (Steven Seagal) is an NYPD detective from Brooklyn who knows everyone and everything in his neighborhood. Killing his Partner was someone's mistake, because he's now Out For Justice.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, chase, murder, car chase, crime, police investigation, gangsters, psychopath, vengeance, gang, tough law enforcer, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, chase, cemetery, helicopter, murder, crime, gangsters, police investigation, criminal heroes, attempted murder, coffin, bomb ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: harlem, usa, africa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.4
 390
The Gunman (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Detective Ben Simm's wife is killed, he has to learn to be both father and mother to his little girl while searching for a Vigilante that has his own sense of justice.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, reluctant partners, serial killer, crime, tough law enforcer, track down, who done it, psychopath, chases and races, crimes, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.4
 3K
Fatal Beauty (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Rita Rizzoli is a narcotics cop with a plethora of disguises. When a drug shipment is hijacked, the thieves don't know that the drug is unusually pure and packs of 'Fatal Beauty' begin turning up next to too many dead bodies. Mike ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, romantic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, police, drug dealing, murder, hitman, undercover, gangsters, gang, crime, master criminal, partners against crime, drug abuse ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.9
 4K
Murphy's Law (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A tough police detective escapes from custody handcuffed to a foul-mouthed car thief after being framed for the murder of his ex-wife. He must now find the real killer and prove his innocence.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, uzi, chase, stalking, false accusation, frame up, psychopath, police investigation, crime, vengeance, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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To Live and Die in L.A. (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A fearless Secret Service agent will stop at nothing to bring down the counterfeiter who killed his partner.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, tense, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret service, car chase, murder, crime, police investigation, undercover, sniper, loss of friend, vengeance, tough law enforcer, track down, chases and races ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Never Die Alone (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A drug kingpin's return home touches off a turf war.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, manhunt, redemption, vengeance, crime, criminal heroes, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, rivalry, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.0
 389
The Sweeper (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young renegade undercover cop with a propensity for violence and a past history involving the murder of his cop father and the remainder of his family is recruited by a vigilante group with a leader who wants only to kill all criminals and those ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, working undercover, police shootout, vigilante, car chase, criminal heroes, police investigation, gang, master criminal, partners against crime, special agents, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Back in the Day (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young man slides back into a life of crime after reuniting with a shady acquaintance from his past.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: gang, murder, criminal's revenge, crime, urban, tough law enforcer, crime gone awry, going straight, vengeance, vigilantism, violence spree, police corruption ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.7
 558
Blue Tiger (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Gena is a sweet and dedicated mother to her little son. One day, whilst shopping with him for a halloween mask, her son is accidently shot through the chest by a Japanese Gunman, trying to kill an opposing gang of bus operators. Gena notices that ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, gang, lone wolves, martial arts, manhunt, crime, obsession, chases and races, deadly, rivalry, criminal heroes, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: japan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 60K
Dead Man Down (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In New York City, a crime lord's right-hand man is seduced by a woman seeking retribution.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal's revenge, revenge, crime lord, crime, vengeance, blackmail, hitman, gangsters, mysterious woman, criminal heroes, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.6
 438
Badge 373 (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When his partner is killed, tough Irish detective Eddie Ryan (Robert Duvall) vows to avenge the death, whatever the cost. As he begins unraveling clues, his behavior becomes so outrageous that he's obliged to turn in his badge, but the ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: city, sociopath, crime, vengeance, vigilantism, urban, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, gangsters, tough law enforcer, drug dealing ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.6
 783
Ready 2 Die (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After a violent bank robbery, the trio of hoods make their way across East L.A. carrying a blood-soaked bag of money. When word gets out, they must fend off gangs and crooked cops alike as they strive to keep the loot and stay alive.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, chase, murder, criminal heroes, crime, crime gone awry, on the run, chases and races, crimes, danger, deadly, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.6
 2K
Stick (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Ernest (Stick) Stickley just out of prison agrees to help a friend deliver a package. It's a setup and his friend is killed. Stick is going to find out why!
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, murder, revenge, betrayal, crime, kidnapping, death, new life, thief, new love, crimes, prison ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.9
 833
Betrayal (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When one of her hits goes wrong, a professional assassin ends up with a suitcase full of a million dollars belonging to a mob boss ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, on the road, criminal heroes, crime, police investigation, criminal's revenge, master criminal, assassination attempt, chase, crime gone awry, track down, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Sharky's Machine (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Sharky gets busted back to working vice, where he happens upon a scandalous conspiracy involving a local politician. Accompanied by an all-star jazz soundtrack, Sharky's new "machine" gathers evidence while Sharky falls in love with a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, prostitution, revenge, police, scam, martial arts, white slavery, transvestism, robbery, police investigation, crime, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlanta georgia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Organization (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After a group of young revolutionaries break into a company's corporate headquarters and steal $5,000,000 worth of heroin to keep it off the street, they call on San Francisco Police Lieutenant Virgil Tibbs for assistance.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, heist, crime, fighting the system, police investigation, master criminal, partners against crime, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer, army investigation, drug dealing, fighting crime ...
Time: 70s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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