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Outside the Law (2002)
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Outside the Law (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Secret agent Julie Cosgrove is walking into her most dangerous mission yet.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, suspense, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, secret agents, working undercover, danger, undercover, crimes, hitman, heroes, starting over, murder, deadly, government agency, female agent, assassination attempt, rivalry, female protagonist
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, colombia, florida

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and exciting films with plots about crimes, rivalry, deadly, heroes, undercover, danger and martial arts mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Outside the Law: Crazy Girls Undercover (2008), Honor and Glory (1992), April Rain (2014), Shootfighter II (1996), Assassin's Game (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Crazy Girls Undercover (2008)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The film is about a group of Las Vegas sexy showgirls who are undercover agents working with a former C.I.A. agent (Robertson) to stop a terrorist attack.
Style: captivating, exciting, suspense, tense, sexy ...
Plot: terrorism, vengeance, danger, race against time, rivalry, deadly, save the day, hunt down, murder, escapades, bomb, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
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100%
Honor and Glory (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: FBI agent Tracy Pride is on a mission to capture businessman Jason Slade, who is involved in extortion and murder. Teaming up with her is her sister Joyce, a news reporter; Dragon, Tracy's partner in Hong Kong, and Jake, a bodyguard who worked ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: martial arts, law enforcement, working undercover, siblings relations, tough heroes, special agents, dishonesty, rivalry, journalism, chases and races, espionage, undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
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100%
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April Rain (2014)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When an eclectic group of terrorists plot to attack the United States from within, it's up to a quasi-military special investigative unit to identify, infiltrate and neutralize the threat.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, terrorism, undercover, secret agents, government agency, crimes, murder, track down, heroes, sex in bed
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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92%
Shootfighter II (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In this martial-arts actioner, Miami mobsters find themselves in mortal danger after an angry police chief hires the world's most vicious fighters and uses them to launch a city-wide vendetta
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, working undercover, deadly, crimes, contests and competitions, danger, law enforcement, ambition, rivalry, heroes, master warrior ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: florida, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Assassin's Game (2015)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Legendary hitman Vet Jones never expected to accept another mission. But when his son fails to assassinate an important target, and a powerful crime boss gives Jones an ultimatum - finish the job or his son dies - Jones has no choice but to accept. ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parents and children, hitman, disorder, family relations, master warrior, deadly, tough heroes, on the run, danger, martial arts, crimes, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Silent Force (2001)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An elite Federal force whose objective is to eliminate organized crime is violently assassinated by an evil Asian crime lord. The sole survivor of the group teams up with his late partner's widow to strike back at the crime lord and his son.
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, tense
Plot: assassination, martial arts, undercover, special agents, special agent, deadly, rivalry, government agency, crimes, vengeance, adventure, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Assassins' Code (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A corporate assassination forces opportunistic double agents from three nations to fight to retrieve a high-tech computer disk containing schematics for a deadly weapon.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, crimes, rivalry, undercover, danger, dishonesty, working undercover, hitman, vengeance, deadly, haunted by the past, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Street Warrior (2008)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An Iraqi war vet returns home to find that his brother is in a coma from participating in an illegal underground fight club.
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, contests and competitions, rivalry, vigilantism, tough heroes, deathtrap, deadly, crimes, underground fighting, underground tournament, cage fighting, martial arts ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Hawk's Vengeance (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Eric Hawke a British Marine, attends the funeral of his policeman brother who he discovers has been attempting to investigate the mysterious kidnappings and murders of a local Asian street gang. The clues seem to point to a rival Nazi white ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, martial arts, hitman, marine, graphic violence, battles, tough heroes, gang, undercover, crime, criminal heroes, gangsters ...
Time: 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
American Tigers (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Terrorists from all countries are to be reunited in order to join forces against their governments. The USA army notice it. A group of assassins, waiting in jail to be executed by firing squad get the chance to be exonerated if they participate in ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, military, partners against crime, adventure, partners, heroes, danger, tough heroes, heroic mission, terrorism, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Gates of the Sun (2014)
Genre: Action
Country: Algeria
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An Algerian secret agent has to destroy an undercover paramilitary organization that plans to strike against the country and its people.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroic mission, working undercover, heroes, undercover, danger, hostage, secret organization, martial arts, secret agents, tough heroes, master warrior, terrorist group ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: algeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 3.9
 326
The Ghost (2001)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A feared Chinese Tong soldier goes undercover in America as an Asian Internet bride.
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, exciting, touching ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, undercover, track down, working undercover, ghost, law enforcement, intrigue, criminal's revenge, police investigation, deadly, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Hard Justice (1995)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When A.T.F. agent Nick Adams (David Bradley) goes undercover in a prison to unravel the mystery of a fellow agents death there. Warden Pike (Charles Napier) and his pet goons are involved in all kinds of corrupt activities; dope dealing and gun ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, martial arts, prison, confined, drug dealing, special agents, chases and races, law enforcement, partners, partners against crime, heroes, investigation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 319
Latin Dragon (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the grand tradition of the lone hero who mysteriously appears in a town desperate for help (think "Shane, "Billy Jack", "James Bond" and "Chinese Connection"), having survived a war and now serving the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, gang, danger, gangsters, vigilantism, crimes, escapades, murder, brutality, violence, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.2
 278
The Operative (2000)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Caught behind the Iron Curtain at the close of the Cold War, CIA agent Alec Carville (Brian Bosworth) has spent 11 years held captive by the KGB in a mental institute. But he's finally offered a shot at freedom by an old nemesis -- if he steals ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, hidden identity, special agents, working undercover, government agency, espionage, starting over, uninhibited rivalry, dishonesty, secret agents, cons and scams, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.2
 155
On the Edge (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Dakota Smith is an ex-cop and former private eye with a proclivity for community service. When a young basketball player entangles himself with drug dealers, he turns to Dak for help. Eventually goons are sent to kill the hoopster, but they hit the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough heroes, hitman, vigilantism, deadly, partners against crime, rivalry, drug dealing, law enforcement, crimes, vengeance, urban ghetto, drug dealer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 752
Tiger Claws (1991)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The police does not know what to do. They have to deal with a serial killer who aims at martial arts masters. One after another is killed in the same brutal way. This may be a chance for detective Linda Masterson to work on her first murder case. ...
Style: rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, serial killer, crimes, murder, crime, rivalry, law enforcement, deadly, police detective, tough heroes, master criminal, master warrior ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Mission of Justice (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mayoral candidate Dr. Rachel Olsen (Brigitte Nielsen) has a dangerous plan for swift justice in the form of a band of ex-convicts, called the Peacemakers, who roam the streets to do her bidding. When a boxer friend (Tony Burton) is killed by ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, vigilantism, martial arts, crime, crimes, rivalry, deadly, injustice, working undercover, criminal heroes, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Last Run (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Hungary
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Frank Banner used to specialize in helping Soviet spies defect safely to the West. Banner's wife was shot to death aiding such an escape. Now, with the Cold War over, Banner is called upon to safely escort an ex-K.G.B. man who is wanted dead by ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, espionage, undercover, on the run, haunted by the past, vengeance, working undercover, secret agents, law enforcement, rivalry, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hungary, europe, ukraine, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Raven (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Martin Grant has been hiding for years to escape his past as a ruthless mercenary in the elite force Raven Team. He's recently been engaged and are trying to forget the nightmares of murder and betrayal. Martin was convinced, that he could ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, crimes, dishonesty, lone wolves, soldier, heroes, criminal heroes, danger, working undercover, political conspiracy, deadly, state affairs ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Frogmen Operation Stormbringer (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Captain Rick Jeffries is the head of a group of elite soldiers who swim into action, doing the dirty jobs no else can or wants to do. They are in pursuit of a world traveling terrorist known only as Casper, and have the difficult job of bringing him ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, race against time, undercover, adventure, terrorism, heroic mission, danger, chases and races, escapades, confined, heroes, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Sunstorm (2001)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When The General is assassinated in the streets of San Juan, his four daughters are left embroiled in a scheme that leads all the way to the CIA and U.S. Treasury department. Now they must rely on each other to escape with their lives.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, cons and scams, vengeance, crimes, manhunt, unlikely partners, dishonesty, rivalry, deadly, race against time, law enforcement, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Operation Delta Force 3: Clear Target (1998)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The anti-terrorist team Delta Force destroys a billion dollar cocaine stash, to the extreme displeasure of drug cartel leader Umberto Salvatore. To retaliate, he hijacks a stealth submarine and threatens to unleash a biological weapon with the power ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, satellite, hijacking, submarine, leadership, chases and races, escapades, crimes, one man army, save the day, rivalry, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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China O'Brien (1990)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, China, Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: China O'brien; big city police woman; martial arts trainer, is forced to hand in her badge and head home to her father and the small town where she grew up. The peaceful town she knew is now struggling against the clutches of organized crime. ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, martial arts, rivalry, crimes, dealing with death, heroes, deadly, law enforcement, fighting crime, society, tough law enforcer, drug dealing ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 473
Mandrill (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Chile
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mandrill (M. Zaror) is a high-level assassin whose parents many years ago were slaughtered in cold blood by a ruthless drug lord. Now he finds himself finally in a position to get his revenge. But since it falls in love precisely in the pretty ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hitman, vengeance, crimes, danger, rivalry, deadly, escapades, fall in love, seduction, seductive behavior, seductive man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, latin america
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45%
The Dragon from Russia (1990)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A former member of a band of criminals known as the 'Eight-Hundred Dragons' is living in fear in Manchuria as the clan does not allow people to leave alive. However, he is eventually tracked down, and kidnapped along with a young ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, assassination attempt, deadly, kidnapping, hitman, drug dealing, undercover, assassination, partners against crime, mind game, gang, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 2.9
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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: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hitman, femme fatale, crimes, gangsters, siblings relations, chaos and mayhem, deadly, betrayal, dishonesty, rivalry, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Peacekeeper (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a terrorist group steals the US President's personal communications computer for launching the US arsenal in case of war, only a heroic Major has the key to prevent a Presidential assassination or a nuclear holocaust.
Style: serious, realistic, suspense, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, race against time, nuclear threat, chase, one man army, secret agents, danger, law enforcement, hostages, daring rescue, crimes, state affairs ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c., pentagon, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Con Games (2001)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A decorated Army veteran goes undercover as a prison inmate to investigate the death of a Senator's grandson, who was killed while behind bars. Once under lock and key, he finds himself at the mercy of an all-powerful guard whose deadly ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, investigation, confined, undercover, prison, working undercover, juvenile delinquency, criminal heroes, rivalry, dishonesty, state affairs, crimes ...
Time: future
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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First Target (2000)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Secret Service attempts to prevent an elaborately plotted assassination attempt on the President.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: undercover, danger, state affairs, government agency, political intrigue, political conspiracy, save the day, head of state, crimes, secret agents, assassination attempt, assassination ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington d.c.
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44%