Movies like Walking the Edge

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Walking the Edge
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: criminal heroes, police investigation, crime, criminal's revenge, gangsters, tough law enforcer, vengeance, crime gone awry, taxi driver, 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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A Better Tomorrow II
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Hong Kong
105 min.
 7.4
To Live and Die in L.A.
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
USA
116 min.
 7.3
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Most similar movies to Walking the Edge

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, murder, deadly, rivalry, crime, law enforcement and vengeance mostly in Thriller, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Walking the Edge: The Don Is Dead (1973), Zero Tolerance (1994), Run and Kill (1993), Armed Response (1986), Narrow Margin (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Don Is Dead
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, criminal's revenge, crime, gang, gangsters, one man army, drug dealing, murder, vengeance, mafia, hitman, vigilantism ...
Time: 70s
Place: florida, usa, nevada
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System:   95%
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 5.3
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Zero Tolerance
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone wolves, one man army, crime, special agents, tough law enforcer, track down, vengeance, vigilantism, tough heroes, chases and races, crimes, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: las vegas, mexico, nevada, usa
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System:   91%
    User:   91%
 
 6.8
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Run and Kill
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: crime, criminal heroes, gory, police investigation, criminal's revenge, gang, gangsters, lone wolves, murder, master criminal, vengeance, hitman ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: hong kong, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   86%
    User:   100%
 
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 5.0
 518
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, shotgun, bartender, murder, yakuza ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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System:   68%
    User:   57%
 
Narrow Margin
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Los Angeles District Attorney (Gene Hackman) is attempting to take an unwilling murder witness (Anne Archer) back to the United States from Canada to testify against a top-level mob boss. Frantically attempting to escape two deadly hit men sent to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, train ride, train, fugitives, gangsters, crime, master criminal, tough law enforcer, chase, witnessing a crime, assassination attempt, murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, usa, los angeles
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System:   67%
    User:   65%
 
Fist of the Warrior
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: First-class assassin Lee Choe (Pak) has spent years working for the mob. When his handler turns on him by killing his girlfriend and framing him for the murder, Lee stops at nothing to seek revenge. He fights back with a vengeance and violently ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, criminal's revenge, gang, crime, gangsters, lone wolves, vengeance, master criminal, tough law enforcer, redemption, assassination, fighting crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   53%
 
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Betrayal
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, on the road, police investigation, crime, criminal's revenge, master criminal, assassination attempt, on the run, chase, crime gone awry, track down, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
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System:   62%
    User:   63%
 
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A Better Tomorrow II
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A restaurant owner his ex-con brother and a policeman team up to avenge the murder of his old friends daughter by the Triad.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal's revenge, gory, gang, crime, gangsters, hospital, master criminal, restaurant, tough law enforcer, vengeance, working undercover, criminal heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, hong kong, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   49%
 
 5.0
 389
The Sweeper
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, police investigation, gang, master criminal, partners against crime, special agents, police shootout, vigilante, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, vengeance, vigilantism ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   56%
 
 6.3
 327
Ricco
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: criminal heroes, gory, criminal's revenge, crime, gang, gangsters, track down, murder, vengeance, vigilantism, tough heroes, hitman ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   67%
 
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 4K
Murphy's Law
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, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, vengeance, murder, crime, chase, vigilantism, mafia, revenge, gunfight, criminal heroes, gangster, violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   56%
 
 5.0
 2K
Stiletto
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, criminal's revenge, hitman, crime, police investigation, crimes, deadly, assassin, dishonesty, rivalry, femme fatale, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   50%
 
 4.6
 783
Ready 2 Die
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, gang, crime, chase, crime gone awry, on the run, chases and races, crimes, danger, deadly, murder, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   44%
 
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 390
The Gunman
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 ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   59%
 
 5.7
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Blue Steel
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A female rookie in the police force engages in a cat and mouse game with a pistol wielding psychopath who becomes obsessed with her.
Style: suspenseful, tense, stylized, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, obsession, crime, murder, police, psychopath, chase, violence, investigation, neo noir, hospital ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   54%
 
To Live and Die in L.A.
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, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, police investigation, secret service, car chase, vengeance, murder, violence, chase, revenge, stylish, tough law enforcer, violent ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   42%
 
 5.4
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Fatal Beauty
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, gangsters, undercover cop, drug abuse, drugs, violence, gang, crime, master criminal, partners against crime, romance, mentor ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   55%
 
Johnny Handsome
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A career criminal who has been deformed since birth is given a new face by a kindly doctor and paroled from prison. It appears that he has gone straight, but he is really planning his revenge on the man who killed his mentor and sent him to prison.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, crime, betrayal, vengeance, gangsters, heist, murder, revenge, violence, criminal heroes, hitman, mentor ...
Time: 80s
Place: new orleans, usa, texas, new jersey, seaport
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   49%
 
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Shaft's Big Score!
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: gangsters, chase, crime, police investigation, murder, vengeance, car chase, investigation, criminal heroes, gunfight, death, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: harlem, africa, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   50%
 
The Organization
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: fighting the system, crime, police investigation, master criminal, partners against crime, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer, murder, army investigation, drug dealing, fighting crime, police corruption ...
Time: 70s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   53%
 
L.A. Takedown
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Michael Mann's (HEAT, MIAMI VICE) gutsy telefilm tells the tale of two skilled professionals--one a cop, the other a criminal--who aren't as different as they think.Vincent Hanna (Scott Plank) is an intense cop on the trail of ruthless ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, master criminal, tough law enforcer, crime, bank robbery, urban, criminal heroes, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, crime gone awry, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   52%
 
 6.1
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Ricochet
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, police investigation, on the run, crime, vengeance, murder, chases and races, law enforcement, crimes, deadly, prostitute, drug dealing ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   43%
 
Jackson County Jail
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: This is a powerful drama about a young woman who stumbles into a nightmare land of hijacking and humiliation while driving cross-country from California to New York.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, murder, on the road, fugitives, manhunt, false accusation, injustice, frame up, crime, chases and races, rape, hitchhiker ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   42%
 
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Twisted Justice
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 ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   41%
 
 4.6
 302
Money Crush
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Flush with $3 million in counterfeit bills, a pair of small-time criminals hope to make the big time by trading it in for a cool million in authentic cash. However, when the trade goes awry, three men end up murdered- one a cop with a vengeful ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, criminal heroes, police investigation, buddies, criminal's revenge, gang, gangsters, one man army, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, murder, crime gone awry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   47%
 
 6.6
 2K
The Family
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A hitman is double-crossed by his girlfriend and barely escapes a murder attempt. He then sets out to take his revenge on the woman and the gang boss who put her up to it.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, crime, gang, gangsters, hitman, lone wolves, tough law enforcer, revenge, unlikely partners, betrayal, murder ...
Time: 60s
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   43%
 
Street Fighters
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: New York City factory worker Eddie Marino (Robert Forster, Oscar nominee for JACKIE BROWN) is a solid citizen and regular guy, until the day a sadistic street gang brutally assaults his wife and murders his child. But when a corrupt judge sets the ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, prison, crime, gangsters, tough law enforcer, factory, drug dealing, fighting crime, vigilantism, vengeance, vigilante, revenge ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   40%
 
Deadly Outlaw: Rekka
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After Kunisada's Yakuza leader and father figure is brutally murdered, he and his best friend go on a two-man mission to avenge his death, killing other Yakuza leaders leading to a final confrontation by the old man's killers..
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, criminal heroes, martial arts, police investigation, criminal's revenge, gang, gangsters, lone wolves, betrayal, master criminal, master warrior, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   44%
 

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Caught Up
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Daryl gets out of jail after 5 years. His mother has died, his girlfriend is married, and he can't find a job. His new girlfriend Vanessa, whom he meets when a gunman opens fire on them, gets him a job as a car driver. Hitmen are still after ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, murder, crime, criminal's revenge, neo noir, unlikely criminals, bank, nightclub, crime gone awry, going straight, urban ghetto, frame up ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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System:   44%
    User:   41%
 
The Death Collector
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: crime, criminal's revenge, gang, gangsters, tough law enforcer, crime gone awry, hitman, mafia, criminal heroes, crimes, kids in trouble, danger ...
Time: 70s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   38%
 
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