Movies like American Made

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American Made (2017)
 7.2
 126K
American Made (2017)
Genre: Action, Biography, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan, Colombia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The true story of pilot Barry Seal, who transported contraband for the CIA and the Medellin cartel in the 1980s.
Style: factual, humorous, exciting, captivating, emotional
Plot: pilot, cia, illegal drugs, drug smuggling, smuggler, money, fbi, drug dealer, drug trafficking, trial, cocaine, cia agent, rise and fall, money laundering, colonel, husband wife relationship, arrested, cold war, vietnam veteran, drug bust, arms smuggling, drug traffic, united states of america, sex scene, death of protagonist ...
Time: year 1978, 20th century, year 1985, year 1982, year 1984, year 1980
Place: latin america, colombia, usa, central america, south america, louisiana, arkansas ...

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Most similar movies to American Made

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, realistic, entertaining and surprise ending films with plots about pistol, violence, revenge, murder, chase, machine gun and gunfight mostly in Action, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like American Made: Loving Pablo (2017), 2 Guns (2013), SuperFly (2018), Bad Boys II (2003), Cop Out (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.3
 13K
Loving Pablo (2017)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Spain, Bulgaria
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The film chronicles the rise and fall of the world's most feared drug lord Pablo Escobar and his volatile love affair with Colombia's most famous journalist Virginia Vallejo throughout a reign of terror that tore a country apart.
Style: factual, serious, exciting, rough, brutal
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug lord, drug cartel, cocaine, journalist, latinx lead, husband wife relationship, murder, drugs, assassination, lover, minister, prison ...
Time: 80s, year 1991, year 1982, year 1981, year 1989 ...
Place: colombia, florida, panama
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 180K
2 Guns (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A DEA agent and an undercover Naval Intelligence officer who have been tasked with investigating one another find they have been set up by the mob -- the very organization the two men believe they have been stealing money from.
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, bank robbery, money, betrayal, heist, corruption, undercover agent, cia, organized crime, investigation, on the run, helicopter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: mexico, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.1
 4K
SuperFly (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Career criminal Youngblood Priest wants out of the Atlanta drug scene, but as he ramps up sales, one little slip up threatens to bring the whole operation down before he can make his exit.
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: money, arrest, gambling, nightclub, police car, african american, corruption, police, driving, sex, drugs, drinking ...
Time: 2010s
Place: atlanta georgia, mexico, texas, hong kong, montenegro
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.6
 204K
Bad Boys II (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Out-of-control, trash-talking buddy cops Marcus Burnett and Mike Lowrey of the Miami Narcotics Task Force reunite, and bullets fly, cars crash and laughs explode as they pursue a whacked-out drug lord from the streets of Miami to the barrios of ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, humorous, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: drug lord, car chase, violence, buddy cop, exploding house, interrogation, undercover, mexican standoff, minefield, foot chase, drug dealing, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: miami, cuba, florida, usa, puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 81K
Cop Out (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Detectives Jimmy and Paul, despite nine years as partners, can still sometimes seem like polar opposites – especially when Paul's unpredictable antics get them suspended without pay. Already strapped for cash and trying to pay for his ...
Style: humorous, not serious, talky, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police, undercover cop, money laundering, wedding, rescue, thief, robbery, verbal byplay, buddies, partners against crime, urban, police officer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Clear and Present Danger (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: CIA Analyst Jack Ryan is drawn into an illegal war fought by the US government against a Colombian drug cartel.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sniper, cia, spy, mercenary, conspiracy, assassination, drug cartel, politics, violence, espionage, president, ambush ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: colombia, usa, washington d.c., panama, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.1
 58K
Red Heat (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A tough Russian policeman is forced to partner up with a cocky Chicago police detective when he is sent to Chicago to apprehend a Georgian drug lord who killed his partner and fled the country.
Style: humorous, exciting, rough, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: cold war, culture clash, police brutality, drug dealer, partners, stereotypes, russian mafia, revenge, police, life philosophy, buddy cop, drug cartel ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, twentieth century
Place: usa, russia, ussr, chicago illinois, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.6
 147K
RED 2 (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Canada
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Retired C.I.A. agent Frank Moses reunites his unlikely team of elite operatives for a global quest to track down a missing portable nuclear device.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, espionage, secret agents, exploding airplane, spy, on the run, race against time, mercenary, chase, drugs/alcohol, danger, agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, england, europe, usa, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 10K
Bait (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Landing in jail for a petty theft crime, Alvin finds himself sharing a cell with John Jaster, the incarcerated half of the pair of high-tech thieves responsible for the missing gold. His partner, Bristol, is still at large. Alvin wants only to get ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, betrayal, cons and scams, chases and races, crime, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, couples, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.6
 222K
Blow (2001)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A boy named George Jung grows up in a struggling family in the 1950's. His mother nags at her husband as he is trying to make a living for the family. It is finally revealed that George's father cannot make a living and the family goes ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, captivating, emotional, touching ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug lord, rise and fall, drug dealing, drug abuse, cocaine, gangsters, drug addiction, criminal heroes, organized crime, friendship, war on drugs, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s ...
Place: california, latin america, colombia, mexico, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.8
 234K
The A-Team (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A group of Iraq War veterans goes on the run from U.S. military forces while they try to clear their names after being framed for a crime they didn't commit. Along the way, Col. Hannibal Smith, Capt. H.M. ‘Howling Mad’ Murdock , Sgt. Bosco ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, mercenary, commander, adventure, on the run, chases and races, cia, machismo, escape, leader, team, anti heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2002, year 2010, 2010s ...
Place: iraq, mexico, germany, usa, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.1
 269K
RED (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When his peaceful life is threatened by a high-tech assassin, former black-ops agent, Frank Moses reassembles his old team in a last ditch effort to survive and uncover his assailants.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, realistic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, cia, retired, on the run, retirement, spy, alarm, government agency, kidnapping, hitman, partners, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., cleveland ohio, chicago illinois, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.8
 44K
Masterminds (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A night guard at an armored car company in the Southern U.S. organizes one of the biggest bank heists in American history.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, surprise ending, absurd ...
Plot: heist, armored car, betrayal, crime, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, workplace, security, night watchman, armored car robbery, cons and scams, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s ...
Place: usa, southern usa, mexico, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.3
 68K
Blue Streak (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Miles Logan is a jewel thief who just hit the big time by stealing a huge diamond. However, after two years in jail, he comes to find out that he hid the diamond in a police building that was being built at the time of the robbery. In an attempt to ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, robbery, police station, police officer, thief, safecracker, elevator, escape attempt, promotion, desert, murder, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, mexico, california, usa, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.6
 152K
The Heat (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Uptight and straight-laced, FBI Special Agent Sarah Ashburn is a methodical investigator with a reputation for excellence--and hyper-arrogance. Shannon Mullins, one of Boston P.D.'s "finest," is foul-mouthed and has a very short fuse, ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, exciting, funny, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: misfit partners, policewoman, fbi, police, partners against crime, friendship, police investigation, drug lord, sarcasm, verbal byplay, women, special agents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: China, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Jack Reacher must uncover the truth behind a major government conspiracy in order to clear his name. On the run as a fugitive from the law, Reacher uncovers a potential secret from his past that could change his life forever.
Style: surprise ending, suspense, entertaining, intense, exciting ...
Plot: false accusation of murder, false accusations, chase, conspiracy, corruption, assassin, assassination, military, revenge, murder, gunfight, vigilante ...
Time: 2010s
Place: alabama, afghanistan, washington d.c., new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Police Story 3: Supercop (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Hong Kong detective teams up with his female Red Chinese counterpart to stop a Chinese drug czar.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police, undercover, helicopter, drug lord, working undercover, illegal drugs, female martial artist, gangsters, chases and races, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: hong kong, china, thailand, asia, malaysia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After five (or six) years of vanilla-wedded bliss, ordinary suburbanites John and Jane Smith are stuck in a huge rut. Unbeknownst to each other, they are both coolly lethal, highly-paid assassins working for rival organisations. When they discover ...
Style: sexy, exciting, intense, romantic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: secret identity, hitman, battle of the sexes, secret service, spy, love and romance, cia, marriage, chases and races, assassination attempt, secret agents, double life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, atlanta georgia, french riviera, manhattan new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
 5.4
 8K
Double Take (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The governor of a Mexican state is assassinated. Soon after, junior executive Daryl Chase's life turns upside down: after he flags a huge transfer of funds from a Mexican account as probably illegal, he's attacked in his apartment, rescued ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: train, cia, fbi, fish out of water, fugitives, chase, hidden identity, witnessing a crime, drug dealing, manhunt, on the run, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: mexico, florida, latin america, usa, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Last Boy Scout (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When the girl that detective Joe Hallenback is protecting gets murdered, the boyfriend of the murdered girl (ex-football player Jimmy Dix) attempts to investigate and solve the case. What they discover is that there is deep seated corruption going ...
Style: rough, serious, clever, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, corruption, assassin, murder, exotic dancer, strip club, dysfunctional marriage, cocaine, police detective, anti hero, sniper, bribery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.0
 218K
Rush Hour (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When Hong Kong Inspector Lee is summoned to Los Angeles to investigate a kidnapping, the FBI doesn't want any outside help and assigns cocky LAPD Detective James Carter to distract Lee from the case. Not content to watch the action from the ...
Style: humorous, exciting, buddy comedy, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: reluctant partners, martial arts, two man army, chase, odd couple, police investigation, partners against crime, fish out of water, verbal byplay, kidnapping, ransom, fbi ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles, hong kong, california, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Detroit cop, Axel Foley heads for the land of sunshine and palm trees to find out who shot police Captain Andrew Bogomil. Thanks to a couple of old friends, Axel's investigation uncovers a series of robberies masterminded by a heartless weapons ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police, gunfight, car chase, violence, strip club, buddy cop, armored car, oil field, shooting range, undercover, arms smuggling, explosion ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, usa, detroit, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.5
 98K
Homefront (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Phil Broker is a former DEA agent who has gone through a crisis after his action against a biker gang went horribly wrong and it cost the life of his boss' son. He is recently widowed and is left with a 9-years-old daughter,Maddy. He decides to ...
Style: serious, exciting, tense, suspenseful, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: protector, small town, crimes, drug dealer, martial arts, crime, ex law enforcer, tough heroes, gunfight, car chase, undercover cop, drugs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 209K
Spy (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A desk-bound CIA analyst volunteers to go undercover to infiltrate the world of a deadly arms dealer, and prevent diabolical global disaster.
Style: humorous, exciting, entertaining, funny, comic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: secret agents, undercover, cia, espionage, female spy, partners, misfit partners, escapades, female agent, disorder, undercover agent, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., europe, rome italy, budapest hungary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: FBI agent Matt Graver teams up with operative Alejandro Gillick to prevent Mexican drug cartels from smuggling terrorists across the U.S. border.
Style: surprise ending, suspense
Plot: corruption, rescue, explosion, cia, cartel, brutality, violence, sign language, neo-noir, interrogation, politician, deception ...
Time: 2010s
Place: somalia, texas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Hitman's Bodyguard (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Bulgaria, Netherlands
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The world's top bodyguard gets a new client, a hit man who must testify at the International Court of Justice. They must put their differences aside and work together to make it to the trial on time.
Style: buddy comedy, captivating, tense, humorous, surprise ending
Plot: assassin, hitman, bodyguard, courtroom, killer, on the run, travel, opposites attract, criminal, chase, courage, rescue ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa, geneva switzerland, netherlands, big ben london, manchester ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.9
 204K
Bad Boys (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Marcus Burnett is a hen-pecked family man. Mike Lowry is a foot-loose and fancy free ladies' man. Both are Miami policemen, and both have 72 hours to reclaim a consignment of drugs stolen from under their station's nose. To complicate ...
Style: exciting, humorous, buddy comedy, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: drug lord, black cop, car chase, gunfight, police corruption, internal affairs, foot chase, buddies, police investigation, partners against crime, witness protection, verbal byplay ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: loner, murder, investigation, sniper, drifter, ex military, lone wolves, crimes, conspiracy, vigilantism, false accusation, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pennsylvania, pittsburgh, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.0
 36K
CHiPS (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The adventures of two California Highway Patrol motorcycle officers as they make their rounds on the freeways of Los Angeles.
Style: buddy comedy, surprise ending, absurd, humorous, melancholic ...
Plot: buddy cop, police corruption, police, male nudity, gunfight, car chase, heist, chase, revenge, corruption, addiction, motorcycle ...
Time: 2010s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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, rough, exciting, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, sex slavery, human trafficking, drugs/alcohol, tough law enforcer, crime, strong sexual content, vengeance, tough heroes, crimes, heroes, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, asia, usa, bangkok thailand, cambodia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%