Movies like The Profesional

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The Profesional (2015)
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The Profesional (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in London in a time when being a contract killer is a legal profession, a camera crew film the reclusive, enigmatic hit man, Eli Shepard, as he undertakes one hit. The deeper both they and the audience delve into Eli's callous and brutal world, the darker things become; as we encounter dangerous psychopaths, surreal relationships and extraordinary characters. The Profesional, misspelt in connection to its themes of mistakes and the flaws that define us, is an ambitious and innovative zero budget feature film, made for no more than the price of a weeks shopping, that isn't afraid to investigate the most important question of all: in an increasingly detached, apathetic society... how do you feel?
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful, visually appealing
Plot: murder, gangsters, violence, hitman, assassin, death, criminal, puzzle, loner, contract, revenge, heroes, crimes, chase, vengeance, rivalry, society, the underworld, mercilessness, blood, gangster
Time: 21st century
Place: england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, tense, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about crimes, murder, death, violence, revenge, chase and rivalry mostly in Crime, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like The Profesional: Black Luck (2016), Journal of a Contract Killer (2008), Pericle (2016), Voice of Silence (2020), Boost (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Black Luck (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A hitman in hiding struggles to keep his monsters at bay when his dark past comes calling. Some days your LUCK just goes BLACK.
Style: bloody, exciting, suspense, tense, suspenseful
Plot: fight scenes, mafia, hitman, interrogation, revenge, brother brother relationship, torture, violence, betrayal, criminal heroes, chase, organized crime ...
Time: 21st century
Place: midwest
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Journal of a Contract Killer (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Stephanie Komack was a high-class hooker and assassin for the Italian Mob. Now working in London as a waitress, and a single mother to her seven year old daughter, the Mob track Stephanie down and persuade her to do one last job. The hit goes wrong ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, italy
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Pericle (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France, Belgium
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A failed porn actor, working as an enforcer for a mafia kingpin, finds himself confronted with an all-out turf war after an errand goes drastically wrong. Going on the run is his only option.
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Country: South Korea
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two men unexpectedly get a peculiar mission to take care of an 11-year-old kidnapped girl.
Style: suspense, tense, disturbing, psychological, suspenseful
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Boost (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Jimmy finds a mysterious package in the trunk of his latest boost, he is thrust into a violent underworld of criminals, and a race against the clock to save a little girl's life.
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense
Plot: criminal syndicate, car thief, violence, society, crime family, criminal heroes, pride and honor, gangsters, crimes, heroes, killings, escapades ...
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Duration: 96 min.
Story: A former gang member and her young cousin become embroiled in a vendetta between L.A. gangs, as rivals seek revenge for old crimes.
Style: suspenseful, tense, disturbing, suspense
Plot: revenge, gangsters, murder, criminal heroes, heroes, society, family relations, family, crime family, crimes, betrayal, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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Story: A group of elitists recruit a freelance agent in an attempt to bring down the worlds biggest human trafficking network.
Style: tense, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, suspense
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Rhino (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: An NFL veteran who's become a college-town drug kingpin takes in a protégé, but eventually the relationship turns volatile and deadly.
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, captivating, psychological
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Genre: Action, Crime
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Duration: 104 min.
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Style: tense, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, suspense ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.2
 40
AKP: Job 27 (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A Yakuza hitman travels to North America for his 27th job, only to find lingering memories of lost love through a chance encounter with a beautiful prostitute.
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Style: tense, disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, suspense
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
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Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense, exciting ...
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Style: tense, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense
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Style: tense, exciting, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful ...
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Style: suspenseful, suspense, captivating, exciting
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Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, suspense
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Style: psychological, tense, exciting, suspense
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Duration: 92 min.
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Style: exciting, tense, suspense, suspenseful
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Far Out (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
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Duration: 114 min.
Story: A long time artist and recent criminal, the man known as "The Filmmaker", is forced to go undercover in order to regain his freedom. His goal is to take down a ruthless mob boss named Goldberg. In order to take Goldberg in, he has to go on ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, tense, disturbing, suspense
Plot: death, violence, martial arts, fight, gunfight, gangsters, revenge, criminal heroes, escapades, crimes, society, crime family ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Ten Dead Men (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: You can’t outrun your past. That is the extremely painful lesson that Ryan (Brendan Carr)is learning right now, as spectres of his past life of crime have returned to haunt him, destroying the only person he holds dear, and nearly killing him in ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: gangsters, martial arts, vengeance, crimes, betrayal, rivalry, murder, haunted by the past, chase, starting over, empire, heroes ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.4
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
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Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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