Movies like The Duelist

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The Duelist (2016)
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The Duelist (2016)
Original name: Дуэлянт
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Returning to Saint Petersburg after a long exile, the dashing Yakovlev, a retired army officer, makes a comfortable living by winning other people's duels. An enigmatic, focused, and extremely skilled professional, he leaves a trail of dead bodies behind him as he swirls through polite society, frequently called upon to wield a pistol as a surrogate in duels at dawn. But when Yakovlev meets the naïve young Prince Tuchov and his beautiful sister, Princess Martha, the normally cold-hearted mercenary is surprised by hitherto undetected emotions. What transpires uncovers a series of revelations about his past and his present self.
Style: romantic, exciting, suspenseful, rough, disturbing
Plot: fight, revenge, life risking, kill, pistol duel, violence, death, female nudity, sex scene, duel, sex, blood, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Time: 19th century
Place: russia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about violence, revenge, murder, fight, crimes, blood and death mostly in Action, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Duelist: Lucifer (2019), Shooting Heroin (2020), Female Fight Club (2016), Black 47 (2018), The Alien Girl (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Lucifer (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 175 min.
Story: In God's own country, the supreme leader of the ruling party dies, leaving a huge vacuum, not only in the electoral and leadership sphere of the party but also that of the state. In the inevitable succession squabble and the power struggle that ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, exciting, surprise ending
Plot: politics, murder, betrayal, husband wife relationship, fight, police officer, revenge, violence, police, death, hospital, rain ...
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Shooting Heroin (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A small town community comes together to eradicate the heroin epidemic from its midst by whatever means necessary.
Style: exciting, disturbing
Plot: police, revenge, violence, murder, sibling relationship, suspect, conflict, crimes, firearm, child in peril, murder investigation, police officer ...
Place: south america
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Female Fight Club (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A former fighter reluctantly returns to the life she abandoned in order to help her sister survive the sadistic world of illegal fighting and the maniac who runs it.
Style: suspense, harsh, brutal, tense
Plot: martial arts, violence, vengeance, sex, brutality, danger, redemption, women, lifestyle, fight, mixed martial arts, kickboxing ...
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Black 47 (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Ireland, Luxembourg
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It’s 1847 and Ireland is in the grip of the Great Famine that has ravaged the country for two long years. Feeney, a hardened Irish Ranger who has been fighting for the British Army abroad, abandons his post to return home and reunite with his ...
Style: bleak, suspense, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: poverty, starvation, deserter, revenge, manhunt, hunger, oppression, injustice, death, desperation, family, brutality ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: ireland
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The Alien Girl (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 1990s. Gangster Kiev. A team of four men is assigned to deliver a girl from Prague, nicknamed "The Stranger." As the sister of a recently arrested criminal called Babai, her testimony could damage some important people.
Style: serious, exciting, tense, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, murder, betrayal, love, brutality, violence, kidnapping, mafia, crime, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: czech republic, russia, ukraine, europe, eastern europe ...
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70%
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Stoic (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Bulgaria, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A fast-talking lawyer transforms his body and takes a vow of silence, not to be broken until he finds out who killed his wife and daughter and has his revenge.
Style: twists and turns, captivating, tense, exciting, suspense
Plot: revenge, murder, lawyer, death of wife, murder investigation, stoicism, drinking, violence, justice, plot twist, widower, witness ...
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Lady Snowblood (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Yuki's family is nearly wiped out before she is born due to the machinations of a band of criminals. These criminals kidnap and brutalize her mother but leave her alive. Later her mother ends up in prison with only revenge to keep her alive. ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, melancholic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, murder, female assassin, female killer, childbirth, martial arts, vigilantism, samurai, track down, danger, assassination, child birth ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 1870s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Brotherhood of Death (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of Black soldiers are home from the war and head to a small Southern town. The town is dominated by a group of Klansmen who keep the Black majority from voting or being treated like human beings. However, these newcomers convince the local ...
Style: realistic, bleak, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, vietnam war, racism, ku klux klan, revenge, interracial relations, vengeance, injustice, social decay, rivalry, deadly, rebellion ...
Time: 70s
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69%
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The Godfather Squad (1974)
Genre: Drama, Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Bruce Liang plays a Chinese Kung Fu movie star, who during his free time carries on a one-man crusade against drug dealers. The villains trick Liang into signing up to appear in a new martial arts movie. The plan is to kill Our Hero while the ...
Plot: violence, revenge, kung fu, ambush, martial arts, actress, killer, gangster, duel, fistfight, blood, asian ...
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69%
The Cold Summer of 1953 (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In 1953, the year Stalin died, many prisoners (some political, but mostly common criminals) were released from the Soviet Gulags. This is the story of a remote settlement which was under attack by a bunch of these recently-released blood-thirsty ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, rough, bleak, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, cold weather, good versus evil, injustice, village life, village, criminal heroes, life is a bitch, fighting crime, down on your luck, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, year 1953
Place: russia, siberia, soviet union, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.2
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Kill Squad (1982)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A wealthy business man is a victim of an assault and is shot and wheelchair bound while his wife is gang raped and murdered. He then assembles his motley squad of Vietnam buddies to kung fu their way to revenge and get those muthas back.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: violence, murder, vietnam veteran, martial arts, revenge, fight, gun, accident, vietnam war veteran, car, karate, kung fu ...
Place: vietnam
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66%
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Running Red (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Gregori is an ex-Soviet Commando haunted by the death of his brother, and trying to forget his old life in the US. However, Gregori realizes after he has already started a family of his own that the past is never far behind. A former superior from ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: martial arts, heroes, deadly, soldier, rivalry, crimes, chases and races, assassination, danger, starting over, combat, commando unit ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia
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64%
 6.0
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The Hunted (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A businessman on a trip to Tokyo ends up in the middle of a centuries old feud between a criminal Ninja cult and a Samurai when he witnesses a assassination performed by the Ninja-cult leader.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, murder, martial arts, danger, master warrior, hitman, vengeance, crimes, dishonesty, mysterious character, deadly, ninja ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Ultimate Heist (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Malakian clan, a family of ruthless gangsters, controls the underworld of Southern France. At its head, the violent godfather Milo Malakian rules his world with an iron fist. His son and heir, Anton, dreams of breaking free and making his own ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, heist, starting over, gang, hopes, revenge, family relations, tough heroes, dishonesty, rivalry, crimes, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, south of france, southern france, riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.6
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The Specialist (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: May Munro is a woman obsessed with getting revenge on the people who murdered her parents when she was still a girl. She hires Ray Quick, a retired explosives expert to kill her parent's killers. When Ned Trent, embittered ex-partner of ...
Style: sexy, serious, tense, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, haunted by the past, explosive, assassination, revenge, rivalry, danger, deadly, tough heroes, organized crime, explosives expert, police investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1994, 80s, year 1984 ...
Place: miami, usa, florida
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Viking (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The early Middle Ages. A time of heavy swords and dark blood law. The ruling clan is in discord. The guilt for the accidental death of the brother has fallen on the Grand Duke. According to the law, revenge must be taken by the younger brother, a ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, based on true events, factual
Plot: cold weather, viking, christian, russian history, dysfunctional family, sex scene, fratricide, betrayal, revenge, murder, heroes, danger ...
Time: middle ages, 10th century
Place: russia, ukraine
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63%
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Angry (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Sweden, China, UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When Realtor Sandra visits a foreclosed property with her client, the former owner Danny attacks them.
Plot: foreclosure, family relations, death, murder, fight, blood, police, escape, chase, flashback, violence, love ...
Place: alaska
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63%
Angels Hard as They Come (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of crazy bikers meet up with a group of drug-addicted hippies in a small town, but the two roving factions are soon at odds with one another and chaos ensues.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: biker, hippie, motorcycle chase, on the road, gang, psychopath, deadly, drug dealing, crimes, tough heroes, biker gang, violence ...
Time: 70s
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62%
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Someone to Carry Me (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Dan Webster lives a privileged life where everything is carefully managed for him. He dreams of becoming a professional musician in spite of his fathers intentions. His pampered world is shattered when he witnesses a brutal murder and is forced to ...
Style: fairy tale
Plot: workshop, running away from home, female mechanic, mechanic, shotgun, fight, abandonment, mystery killer, family relations, car, hiding, young love ...
Place: new zealand
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61%
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Full Contact (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sport, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Luke Powers travels to L.A. to find that his brother has been murdered in a back alley martial arts tournament. Luke enters the tournament circuit to try to flush out his brother's killer. With the help of a trainer and former fighter, Lucke ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bar fight, heist, vigilantism, martial arts, vengeance, gambling, rivalry, crime, crimes, ambition, deadly, gory ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
A Score to Settle (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A former mob enforcer who is released from prison after serving 22 years for a crime he didn't commit sets out on a path for revenge against the people who wronged him.
Style: suspense, tense, exciting, brutal, rough ...
Plot: vengeance, crime, injustice, life is a bitch, twists & turns, crimes, corruption, brutality, death, violence, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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60%
Collateral Damage (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Firefighter Gordon Brewer is plunged into the complex and dangerous world of international terrorism after he loses his wife and child in a bombing credited to Claudio 'The Wolf' Perrini.
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, fbi, explosion, revenge, profanity, investigation, crimes, vigilantism, danger, heroes, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2002, 2000s
Place: colombia, los angeles, washington d.c., south america, latin america
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59%
The Redemption: Kickboxer 5 (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Kickboxing champion Matt Reeves witnesses the murder of his friend Johnny. While investigating the crime, he learns that a Mr. Negaal in South Africa has founded a new kickboxing association and does not leave international champions much of a ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, contests and competitions, heroes, crimes, vengeance, redemption, murder, tough heroes, rivalry, leadership, master warrior, female director ...
Time: 90s
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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The Bouncer (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A former bodyguard who chained small security jobs in nightclubs to raise his 8-year-old daughter finds himself forced to collaborate with the police. His mission: infiltrate the organization of a dangerous Flemish gang leader.
Style: exciting, disturbing, realistic, suspense
Plot: bouncer, widower, father daughter relationship, bodyguard, fight, betrayal, loss of job, nightclub, undercover, danger, mercenary, crimes ...
Place: belgium, brussels
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59%
 6.5
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Metro (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Terror strikes the underground train system in Moscow in the form of a flood from a collapsed tunnel. The film follows a diverse group of Moscow citizens who find themselves trapped in the city’s underground rail network, their train derailed and ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, disaster movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tunnel, danger, train, adventure, survival, love triangle, subway, chaos, asthma, hysteria, chaos and mayhem, flood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jack Ryan, as a young covert CIA analyst, uncovers a Russian plot to crash the U.S. economy with a terrorist attack.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, espionage, secret agents, terrorism, conspiracy, sniper, surveillance, political conspiracy, undercover, murder, race against time, wall street ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, september 11 2001, 2010s ...
Place: russia, london, manhattan new york city, big ben london, pennsylvania ...
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59%
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The Local (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A wealthy out-of-towner hires an indigent man to abduct an estranged family member.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violence, daring rescue, redemption, drug dealing, crimes, heroes, life is a bitch, rivalry, danger, lone wolves, addiction, city life ...
Time: future
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.9
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Corbin Nash (2018)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A rogue police detective in search of his parents killer is murdered and reborn the ultimate killer.
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, gothic, suspenseful ...
Plot: friendship, vampire, violence, police, revenge, demon, murder, death, human versus monster, heroes, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Scorpion: Double Venom (1998)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Crime
Country: Japan
Story: Nami Matsushima, a former doctor, is put in prison for murdering one of the men who raped and killed her sister. Now, faced with violent and lecherous prison gangs, an aggressively amorous warden, and with a friend on death row, Nami must steel ...
Plot: sister, murder, women in prison, dead sister, fight, nudity (full frontal - brief), revenge, death, violence, women's prison, female nudity, blood ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Brawl in Cell Block 99 (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: After working as a drug courier and getting into a brutal shootout with police, a former boxer finds himself at the mercy of his enemies as they force him to instigate violent acts that turn the prison he resides in into a battleground.
Style: rough, suspense, psychological, tense, exciting
Plot: prisoner, maximum security prison, prison, interrogation, murder, police shootout, revenge, prison warden, extreme violence, boxer, fight, violence ...
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58%
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