Movies like Operator

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Operator
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When the daughter of veteran 911 call center operator Pamela, and her estranged husband Jeremy, a Senior Police Officer, is kidnapped and held hostage, they are left desperate, with no choice but to follow the kidnapper's rules: send messages through dispatch for all police and fire units to scatter to remote locations throughout the city where they are met with chaos. Not knowing who or why, the one thing they do know is if they fail to discreetly collaborate with one another - they will be solely responsible for facilitating the biggest crime in the city's history. Now they must race against the clock to make the choice of their lives - save the city - or save their daughter.
Style: surprise ending, suspense
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, police, crime, officer, veteran, city, daughter, chaos, psychological thriller, employee employee relationship, innocent person killed, thrown from a car, control, killed in police car, computer hacker, house on fire, fire truck, psychological torture, statue, overturning car, truck accident, mind game, firefighter, presumed dead ...
Place: atlanta georgia
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The Dark Knight
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
USA, UK
152 min.
 9.0
The Dark Knight Rises
Action, Thriller
UK, USA
164 min.
 8.4
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Most similar movies to Operator

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out surprise ending, realistic, serious and suspenseful films with plots about pistol, shot to death, machine gun, gunfight, death, murder and shot in the chest mostly in Thriller, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like Operator: The Shadow Effect (2017), Maximum Force (1992), Triple 9 (2016), Police Story: Lockdown (2013), No Contest (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Shadow Effect
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young man's life is turned upside down when his violent dreams begin to blend with reality.
Style: ambiguous ending, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: violence, assassination, memory loss, amnesia, individuality, blackout, confusion, erased memory, flashback, revelation, baseball bat, security guard ...
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Maximum Force
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three renegade cops team up to take on the corrupt chief of police and a crime lords hatchet-man.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, crimes, crime, dishonesty, law enforcement, prostitute, chase, gangsters, renegade, against the odds, police corruption, undercover ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Triple 9
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A gang of criminals and corrupt cops plan the murder of a police officer in order to pull off their biggest heist yet across town.
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, serious, intense ...
Plot: heist, police corruption, crime, bank robbery, violence, murder, betrayal, crime gone awry, police, corruption, organized crime, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, boston, los angeles, atlanta georgia, tel aviv israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   75%
    User:   80%
 
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Police Story: Lockdown
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A man looking for the release of a long-time prisoner takes a police officer, his daughter, and a group of strangers hostage.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
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    User:   69%
 
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No Contest
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 93 min.
Story: A beauty contest turns into a hostage situation, when the Miss Galaxy competition is taken over by a gang, demanding a ransom of diamonds. Sharon, a kick-boxing actress, is the host of the show, and the thorn in the terrorists side.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough ...
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Style: serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: track down, uncover truth, danger, race against time, secret agents, terrorism, disobeying orders, police, corruption, massacre, escape, kidnapping ...
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Story: A story set in the Prohibition Era and centered around a group of individuals and their dealings in the world of organized crime.
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6 Bullets
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An ex-mercenary known for finding missing children is hired by a mixed martial arts fighter whose daughter has been kidnapped.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, urban, crime, daring rescue, kidnapping, missing child, danger, tough heroes, crimes, heroes, rescue mission ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   74%
 
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Bastille Day
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA, Luxembourg
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Michael Mason is an American pickpocket living in Paris who finds himself hunted by the CIA when he steals a bag that contains more than just a wallet. Sean Briar, the field agent on the case, soon realises that Michael is just a pawn in a much ...
Style: exciting, intense, tense, suspense, absurd ...
Plot: cia, terrorism, chase, surveillance, police, espionage, corruption, spy, bank robbery, heist, police corruption, kidnapping ...
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   71%
 
The Taking of Beverly Hills
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A chemical spill has caused the occupants of Beverly Hills to be forcibly evacuated. A retiring football player left behind, finds that the toxic gas emulating from the spill is a bogus front for a heist set up by fired police officers out to ...
Style: humorous, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, one man army, hollywood, partners against crime, reluctant partners, ego clash, fighting crime, heist, save the day, car chase, vengeance, vigilantism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: beverly hills, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   64%
 
 6.8
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Point Blank
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Samuel Pierret is a nurse who saves the wrong guy – a thief whose henchmen take Samuel's pregnant wife hostage to force him to spring their boss from the hospital. A race through the subways and streets of Paris ensues, and the body count ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, suspense, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, kidnapping, hospital, french, hitman, police corruption, betrayal, murder, violence, gangster, pregnancy, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   59%
 
 6.5
 48K
Chaos
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two cops, a rookie and a grizzled vet, pursue an accomplished bank robber.
Style: surprise ending, rough, serious, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, crime, gangsters, police investigation, robbery, car chase, revenge, hostage, police corruption, gunfight, murder ...
Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Malone
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 92 min.
Story: Erstwhile C.I.A. assassin Richard Malone hopes for a tranquil retirement in the placid Pacific Northwest, but what he gets is a rumble with a right-wing extremist plotting a secret revolution. Adapted from the novel "Shotgun," by William ...
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Audience: boys' night
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Momentum
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Alex, an infiltration expert with a secret past, accidentally reveals her identity during what should have been a routine heist, she quickly finds herself mixed up in a government conspiracy and entangled in a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: martial arts, assassin, girl in panties, hand to hand combat, female protagonist, panties, one woman army, woman fights a man, anti heroine, woman with a gun, furnace, knocked out with a gun butt ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   63%
 
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I Am Wrath
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man is out for justice after a group of corrupt police officers are unable to catch his wife's killer.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: murder, violence, revenge, corrupt politician, police corruption, social decay, gun action, black leather jacket, killing spree, leather jacket, national guard, billiards ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
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Until Death
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Bulgaria, Germany, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Van Damme plays a dirty cop who is hooked on heroin, and everyone dislikes him. Because of an accident he is put into a coma, and comes out of it a better person. He wakes up wanting to put things right.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, suspense ...
Plot: vengeance, infidelity, addiction, redemption, crimes, kidnapping, couple relations, pregnancy, drug abuse, working undercover, good versus evil, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, year 2006
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   44%
 
New Police Story
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Sent into a drunken tailspin when his entire unit is killed by a gang of thrill-seeking punks, disgraced Hong Kong police inspector Wing (Jackie Chan) needs help from his new rookie partner, with a troubled past of his own, to climb out of the ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, revenge, redemption, vengeance, police, kung fu, chase, gang, car chase, fight scenes, guilt, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: hong kong, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   45%
 
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The Asian Connection
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Thailand, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two American expatriates, Jack and Sam, unwittingly steal a drug lord's money when they rob a series of banks in Southeast Asia and become the target of the gang's vengeance.
Style: surprise ending, suspense
Plot: drug lord, bank robber, vengeance, expatriate, mansion, kicked in the stomach, punched in the chest, body landing on a car, desert eagle, home invasion, island, kicked in the face ...
Place: cambodia, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   46%
 
White House Down
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Capitol Policeman John Cale has just been denied his dream job with the Secret Service of protecting President James Sawyer. Not wanting to let down his little girl with the news, he takes her on a tour of the White House, when the complex is ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret service, conspiracy, president, terrorism, hostage, car chase, father daughter relationship, revenge, save the day, white house, lone hero, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, middle east, washington d.c., paris france, u.s. capitol building ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   100%
 
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The Kingdom
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A team of U.S. government agents is sent to investigate the bombing of an American facility in the Middle East.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, investigation, chase, culture clash, fbi, torture, assassination, islam, violence, revenge, oil, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, saudi arabia, iraq, washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   56%
 
 4.5
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Dragon Eyes
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In St. Jude, drug dealers and corrupt cops have destroyed an urban neighborhood. But newcomer, Hong, has the fighting skills and moral vision to save this town from itself.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, martial arts, good versus evil, master warrior, crime, one man army, small town, urban ghetto, tough heroes, crimes, heroes, gang ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   42%
 
Exterminator 2
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The flamethrower-wielding vigilante John Eastland returns to rid New York of a drug lord and his gang.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, psychotronic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, vengeance, urban, crime, crimes, deadly, rivalry, buddies, vigilantism, murder, flamethrower, vigilante ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   42%
 
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Pistol Whipped
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Steven Seagal stars in this gritty, no-holds barred action film as an elite ex-cop with a gambling problem and a mountain of debt. When a mysterious man offers to clear his debts in exchange for the assassination of the city's most notorious ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: introspection, down on your luck, gambling, crimes, danger, deadly, old man, debt, money, murder, hitman, downfall ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   45%
 
 6.5
 73K
Snitch
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Construction company owner John Matthews learns that his estranged son, Jason, has been arrested for drug trafficking. Facing an unjust prison sentence for a first time offender courtesy of mandatory minimum sentence laws, Jason has nothing to offer ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, rough ...
Plot: prison, crime, corruption, undercover, father son relationship, drugs, gunfight, car chase, undercover cop, drugs/alcohol, working undercover, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: missouri, usa, california, new jersey, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   37%
 
 5.5
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Back in Action
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Two men have different motivations but the same goal when they team up and mount an assault on a powerful drug gang.
Plot: green beret, buddy cop, murder, stabbed in the chest, revenge, fire, deception, betrayal, car accident, street shootout, violence, disguise ...
Time: 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   35%
 
The Hunter's Prayer
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An assassin forges an unlikely partnership with one of his targets: a woman seeking revenge for the murder of her family.
Style: suspense, surprise ending
Plot: drug addict, assassin, survival, betrayal, teenage girl, escape, planned murder, police car, machine gun, on the run, body in a trunk, hostage ...
Time: 2010s
Place: switzerland, france, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   44%
 
Sicario: Day of the Soldado
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
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: brutality, corruption, violence, cartel, explosion, sign language, rescue, cia, neo-noir, bilingualism, moral dilemma, u.s. mexico border ...
Time: 2010s
Place: texas, mexico, somalia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   39%
 

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The Dark Knight
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Story: Batman raises the stakes in his war on crime. With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but ...
Style: exciting, stylized, epic, suspense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, vigilante, corruption, morality, secret identity, dark hero, batman, crime, vigilantism, violence, insanity, justice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, hong kong
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Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A heroic high school teacher leads a band of students trapped in school by violent drug-runners.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: high school, school, hardcase students, tough heroes, confined, danger, deadly, heroes, mercenary, ex soldier, rivalry, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bosnia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   34%
 
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