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Vigilante Diaries (2016)
 5.7
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Vigilante Diaries (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The Vigilante Diaries is a high octane action-adventure film featuring 90's movie heroes, explosive action, and international espionage. The film revolves around a team of black-ops agents turned crime-fighters, led by a brooding anti-hero, known only as "The Vigilante." These jam-packed missions of rescue and revenge take us from the mega-mansions and underbelly of Los Angeles to far away places like Iraq, Armenia, Russia, and The United Kingdom to introduce us to a cast of colorful, dangerous, and hilarious characters. From Beverly Hills filmmaker Mike Hanover, to a trio of Asian femme fatales, to ruthless Armenian mobsters, and at the top, a pair of deep cover super spies hell bent on throwing the world into chaos.
Style: intense, tense, suspense, semi serious
Plot: vigilante, vigilantism, tough guy, gangsters, terrorism, rescue, ex soldier, gangster, mission, torture, commando, muscleman, electric shock, electric torture, tough law enforcer, crimes, danger, sniper, henchman, fight, terrorist, mercenary, kidnapping, church, crime boss ...
Place: russia, scotland, armenia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and rough films with plots about pistol, gun, gunfight, murder, violence, fistfight and chase mostly in Action, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Vigilante Diaries: The Equalizer (2014), Bullet to the Head (2012), A Good Man (2014), Operation Rogue (2014), Code of Honor (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.2
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The Equalizer (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In The Equalizer, Denzel Washington plays McCall, a man who believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when McCall meets Teri (Chloë Grace Moretz), a young girl under the control of ...
Style: serious, rough, brutal, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilante, one man army, vigilantism, lone hero, gunfight, fighting crime, lone wolves, tough heroes, heroes, crimes, corruption, ex soldier ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, moscow russia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Bullet to the Head (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After watching their respective partners die, a cop and a hitman form an alliance in order to bring down their common enemy.
Style: rough, exciting, suspenseful, intense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, hitman, corruption, heroes, crimes, partners, tough heroes, danger, vigilantism, deadly, violence, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 4.6
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A Good Man (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After an illustrious special ops career ends in disaster, Alexander goes off the grid and attempts to lead a quiet life as a handyman at an apartment complex. But when one of his tenants and her family fall under the thumb of a Russian gangster, ...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: heroes, gangsters, martial arts, one man army, save the day, crimes, rivalry, danger, deadly, gang, gory, false accusation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: russia, romania, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Operation Rogue (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Deep in the jungles of Southeast Asia, a terrorist organization has stolen materials to create a dangerous chemical bomb. It is up to Captain Max Randall and his team of Marines to stop them. But when Randall's team kill the terrorist ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, terrorism, military, soldier, jungle, danger, confined, crimes, heroes, graphic violence, rescue, bomb ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, the philippines, southeast asia, manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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Code of Honor (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Colonel Robert Sikes is on a mission to rid his city of crime. As a stealthy, one-man assault team, he will take on street gangs, mobsters, and politicians with extreme prejudice until his mission is complete. His former protégé, William Porter, ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, suspense, surprise ending ...
Plot: danger, brutality, murder, sociopath, anti hero, gangsters, anti heroes, tough guy, chase, fbi agent, killer, ex special forces ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 5.4
 13K
I Am Wrath (2016)
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: tense, exciting, suspense, bleak, surprise ending
Plot: violence, revenge, murder, police corruption, brutality, danger, dark hero, sociopath, street shootout, paranoia, hairdresser, corrupt politician ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.6
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Lethal Weapon (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Veteran buttoned-down LAPD detective Roger Murtaugh is partnered with unhinged cop Martin Riggs, who -- distraught after his wife's death -- has a death wish and takes unnecessary risks with criminals at every turn. The odd couple embark on ...
Style: suspense, exciting, humorous, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: reluctant partners, police investigation, chase, gunfight, crime, crimes, partners against crime, verbal byplay, police, buddy cop, adventure, henchman ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, vietnam, beverly hills, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 5.6
 27K
12 Rounds (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When New Orleans cop Danny Fisher prevents a brilliant thief from successfully carrying out his latest heist, the thief's girlfriend is accidentally killed. Hungry for revenge, the criminal mastermind breaks out of prison and kidnaps ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, police, vengeance, danger, crimes, mind game, woman in danger, chases and races, deadly, family, rescue, moral dilemma ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new orleans, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 5.4
 324
Lion Strike (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dr. Johnny Wu becomes involved in a global Mafia arms cartel when they kidnap his son Bobby. The cartel, made-up of underworld leaders from around the world, become aware that he stumbled onto valuable information on a computer disk he possesses. ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: murder, hitman, chase, kidnapping, gangsters, heroes, master warrior, one man army, martial arts, tough heroes, rivalry, undercover ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 7.4
 509K
John Wick (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, China
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ex-hitman John Wick comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him.
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, one man army, vengeance, dark hero, vigilante, gangsters, criminal's revenge, gunfight, lone hero, tough guy, violence spree, professional killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.2
 417
Riot (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An heiress is kidnapped during the chaos of a riot.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, cult film, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ira, one man army, martial arts, hostage, kidnapping, terrorism, missing person, gangsters, adventure, hostages, save the day, secret agents ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.6
 16K
Shaft (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Cool black private eye John Shaft is hired by a crime lord to find and retrieve his kidnapped daughter.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, crimes, gangsters, rescue, police, lone hero, vigilante, violence, kidnapping, organized crime, gunfight, hitman ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa, new york, harlem, greenwich village manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Assignment (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ace assassin Frank Kitchen is double crossed by gangsters and falls into the hands of rogue surgeon known as The Doctor who turns him into a woman. The hitman, now a hitwoman, sets out for revenge, aided by a nurse named Johnnie who also has secrets.
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, intense, suspenseful
Plot: revenge, hitman, interrogation, massacre, confession, assassin, crimes, vigilantism, gangsters, female assassin, femme fatale, danger ...
Time: 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Street Fighters (1982)
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: disturbing, bleak, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Exterminator (1980)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A man's best friend is killed on the streets of New York. The man (Robert Ginty) then transforms into a violent killer, turning New York into a great war zone and Christopher George is the only one to stop him.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
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Duration: 96 min.
Story: Seagal plays a man with a dark and violent past, who seeks revenge for the murder of his son.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.3
 63K
Triple 9 (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
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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, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, intense ...
Plot: heist, bank robbery, murder, police corruption, violence, betrayal, crimes, crime, law enforcement, dirty cop, corruption, organized crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, atlanta georgia, tel aviv israel, boston, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.6
 115K
Ransom (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: When a rich man's son is kidnapped, he cooperates with the police at first but then tries a unique tactic against the criminals.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, kids
Plot: child abduction, kidnapping, millionaire, rescue, ransom, reward, child in peril, crime, crimes, danger, forced into action, tough heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 3.6
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Ticker (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
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Duration: 92 min.
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Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 3.7
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End of a Gun (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A mall security guard -- and former federal agent -- crosses paths with a drug kingpin's enforcer after he saves a woman from danger.
Style: surprise ending, rough, suspenseful, suspense
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Time: 2010s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Out for a Kill (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An unsuspecting university professor is an unwitting accomplice in a foiled Chinese cocaine deal. Wrongly imprisoned, he escapes to take his revenge and prove his innocence.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, gangsters, murder, prison, martial arts, law enforcement, vengeance, criminal's revenge, drug abuse, dishonesty, deadly, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china, asia, hong kong, new york, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
One in the Chamber (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A seasoned assassin plays both sides in a Russian gang war and becomes the target of an unknown enemy.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Born to Raise Hell (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A hard core Interpol Agent is assigned to an Eastern European task force to target gun trafficking and dope running throughout the Balkans. While investigating a Russian gun dealer, his team is caught in a bloody street war between a Gypsy gang and ...
Style: rough, serious, tense, suspense, realistic
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46%
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 5.9
 25K
The Rookie (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Veteran cop Nick Pulovski is used to playing musical partners; many of the partners he's had in the past have died on the job, and often as a result of Nick's risky tactics. But the rookie who's been assigned to help Nick bust a ...
Style: semi serious, suspense, entertaining, intense, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: chase, rescue, hostage, police investigation, partners, danger, track down, hostages, car chase, kidnapping, brutality, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Exterminator 2 (1984)
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, cult film, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, vigilantism, murder, danger, gangsters, flamethrower, exploitation, vigilante, violence, revenge, partners, friends ...
Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.7
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Dirty Harry (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When a madman dubbed 'Scorpio' terrorizes San Francisco, hard-nosed cop, Harry Callahan – famous for his take-no-prisoners approach to law enforcement – is tasked with hunting down the psychopath. Harry eventually collars Scorpio in ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, intense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, gunfight, crimes, tough law enforcer, psychopath, against the rules, crime, ransom, police, investigation, police brutality, police detective ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.1
 44K
A Man Apart (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When Vetter's wife is killed in a botched hit organized by Diablo, he seeks revenge against those responsible. But in the process, Vetter and Hicks have to fight their way up the chain to get to Diablo but it's easier said than done when ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, crimes, tough law enforcer, cocaine, vigilantism, organized crime, drug cartel, fighting crime, crime, danger, tough heroes, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, los angeles, usa, california, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.6
 150K
Lethal Weapon 4 (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In the combustible action franchise's final installment, maverick detectives Martin Riggs and Roger Murtaugh square off against Asian mobster Wah Sing Ku, who's up to his neck in slave trading and counterfeit currency. With help from ...
Style: exciting, humorous, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.0
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He Who Dares (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: On Christmas Eve a group of ruthless masked terrorists kidnap the Prime Ministers daughter, fortifying themselves in an underground car park rigged with explosives. Crack SAS operative Chris Lowe and his team are sent in and must take the building ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.4
 51K
Blackhat (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A man is released from prison to help American and Chinese authorities pursue a mysterious cyber criminal. The dangerous search leads them from Chicago to Hong Kong.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, exciting, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hacker, conspiracy, terrorist plot, computer, technology, terrorist, computers and web, race against time, one against many, hacking, special agents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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