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Diamond Ruff (2015)
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Diamond Ruff (2015)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Action - Orphan, con artist, crime boss and millionaire, Diamond Ruff has seen it all. In prison for a murder he did not commit, he meets the Reverend Trek Woods, who overwhelms him with kindness, character and faith in god. Falling in love with April, a young woman with terminal illness, Ruff is again challenged to grow and change. Will he be redeemed? There are no easy answers. - Felicia Pearson, Fredro Starr, Michael Barra
Plot: prison, prisoner, terminal illness, reverend, framed for murder

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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 prison, martial arts, prisoner, rivalry, crimes, chases and races and heroes mostly in Action, Drama and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Diamond Ruff: Without Mercy (1995), Pointman (1994), Black Site Delta (2017), Hard Justice (1995), Riot (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Without Mercy (1995)
Genre: Action
Country: Indonesia, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: He' s been betrayed by his country, stripped of his honor and exiled to a foreign land. Now maverick Marine officer Frank Zagarino has found a way to get back what was stolen from him. And he'll get it-no matter what it takes.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, betrayal, crimes, lone wolves, heroes, dishonesty, one man army, law enforcement, rivalry, partners against crime, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, asia, vietnam
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Pointman (1994)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: "Arbitrageur Constantine "Connie" Harper is sentenced to a maximum security prison for fraud and decking the DA at his trial. Upon his release, one of his cellmates asks him to bodyguard his sister Rosie, who is being threatened by a ...
Plot: bodyguard, assassination attempt, diamond theft, frame up, hiding, prison, restaurant, diamond, brother sister relationship, prisoner, settlement, wrongful imprisonment ...
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
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Black Site Delta (2017)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A group of military prisoners must fight off a terrorist attack on their prison which, unbeknownst to them, is a cover for a secret drone control facility.
Plot: drone, prison, terrorist attack, sniper, father daughter estrangement, escaped prisoner, sadistic psychopath, outnumbered, blowing a kiss, reluctant hero
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Hard Justice (1995)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When A.T.F. agent Nick Adams (David Bradley) goes undercover in a prison to unravel the mystery of a fellow agents death there. Warden Pike (Charles Napier) and his pet goons are involved in all kinds of corrupt activities; dope dealing and gun ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s
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Riot (2015)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Copper Jack Stone purposefully orchestrates a bank robbery in order to be thrown into prison with the notorious Russian kingpin Balam. Balam is more than just a mob criminal; he's a very cunning and dangerous lord who controls the police force ...
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, suspenseful, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison riot, vengeance, murderer, jailed, criminal gang, murder, gang, maximum security prison, russian mafia, prison violence, confined, mafia ...
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Blood Ring 2: The Killer Instinct (1995)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Convicted for a crime he did not commit, kickboxer Max Rivers is sentenced to life imprisonment in Carcel de Cordoba, the world's most impenetrable prison. He discovers a corrupt regime run by the chief warden, who organizes high-stake fighting ...
Plot: martial arts, cell, violence, kickboxer, roundhouse kick, prison, brawl, master warrior, heroes, fistfight, kickboxing, combat ...
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Deathfight (1993)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When family fortune, beautiful mistresses and control of an international smuggling operation are at stake, family rivalry turns to rage as two brothers meet in one final battle...a deathfight.
Plot: tournament, car chase, police, revenge, businessman, fight, framed for murder, sex scene, foreigner, gangster, martial arts, topless ...
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Con Games (2001)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A decorated Army veteran goes undercover as a prison inmate to investigate the death of a Senator's grandson, who was killed while behind bars. Once under lock and key, he finds himself at the mercy of an all-powerful guard whose deadly ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison rape, prison, working undercover, soldier, investigation, confined, undercover, dishonesty, state affairs, crimes, law enforcement, fighting the system ...
Time: future
Place: usa, california
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Con Express (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A hotheaded Alaskan customs agent (Sean Patrick Flannery) unwillingly teams up with a coldhearted but beautiful Soviet agent (Ursula Karven) to capture a rogue Russian general (Arnold Vosloo), selling a shipment of deadly nerve gas. Tensions and ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary
Place: usa, alaska
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53%
Bloodfist III: Forced to Fight (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Don Wilson returns to the screen as a man unjustly accused of a brutal crime. Within the prison he must fight for survival, freedom and justice.
Style: cult film
Plot: disarming someone, mixed martial arts, hand to hand combat, shotgun, fight to the death, tough guy, blood spatter, martial arts, one man army, pump action shotgun, blood splatter, showdown ...
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Vendetta (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A hard-nosed detective deliberately commits a crime to get thrown in prison, allowing him the chance to seek vengeance on a criminal serving a life sentence for brutally murdering his wife.
Style: entertaining, suspenseful, captivating, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, prison, prisoner, obsession, human nature, life & death, transformation, injustice, tough guy, brutality, struggle for survival, violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.5
 477
Plato's Run (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Hired to rescue escaped inmates, a Florida man is framed for a Cuban gangster's assassination.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, kidnapping, frame up, buddies, heroes, tough law enforcer, state affairs, dishonesty, deadly, government agency, fugitives, crimes ...
Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Kane Files: Life of Trial (2010)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Scott Kane (Drew Fuller), a man with a checkered past is trying to live a clean life. When his son Owen falls ill, Kane finds his only option is to turn to Daniel Morgan (William Atherton), the local kingpin of the criminal underworld. Morgan offers ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, tense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.1
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Guru Sishyan (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: India
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Guru Sishyan (Tamil: குரு சிஷ்யன்; English: Teacher, Student) is a 1988 Tamil film directed by SP. Muthuraman, featuring Super Star RajiniKanth in the lead role along with Prabhu. This was the first movie for Gouthami, playing ...
Plot: captive, death row, friend, release from prison, framed for murder, two man army, corrupt cop, taxi driver, miscarriage of justice, murder, murder of parents, wrongful conviction ...
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45%
Aces: Iron Eagle III (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Chappy discovers a drug-smuggling scheme at his own air base. It turns out that the lives of some village people in Peru are at stake, and he decides to fly there with ancient airplanes and friends to free them.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
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 4.1
 901
Caged Fury (1990)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Kat arrives in Los Angeles to audition for movies. However, after meeting a sleazy producer, she and her new friend find themselves in a women's prison run by sadistic guards and a lesbian warden.
Style: sexual, rough, suspenseful, erotic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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New Eden (1994)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
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Duration: 89 min.
Story: Prisoners are dumped on a sand planet dubbed Earth 21-523 where most are immediately killed by the sand people and the remainder struggle for existence. That is until a new prisoner arrives with ideas of providing irrigation of the desert. But he ...
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Born to Ride (1991)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Armed for Action (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A cop tracks down the mobster who escaped his custody while being escorted cross-country to stand trial.
Plot: hitman, mafia, serial killer, fistfight, walkie talkie, explosion, violence, ak 47, street shootout, desert eagle, exploding car, modern western ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Alley Cat (1984)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A beautiful young martial arts expert stops a vicious street gang from robbing her grandparents' house. The gang marks her for murder, but her grandparents are killed instead. The girl sets out to take her revenge on the gang.
Plot: vigilante, revenge, murder, gang, hoodlum, chase, punk, criminal justice, mirror, jail, self defense, car theft ...
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Wild Zone (1989)
Genre: Action
Country: South Africa
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Set in the outback of Africa's Okavango Delta, Wayne Garrison, a former Green Beret, dedicated to the conservation of the region, finds himself forced back into action
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Place: africa
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32%
Friday Foster (1975)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Friday Foster, an ex-model magazine photographer, goes to Los Angeles International airport to photograph the arrival of Blake Tarr, the richest black man in America. Three men attempt to assassinate Tarr. Foster photographs the melee and is plunged ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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32%
Into Pitch Black (2000)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A policeman is assigned by his superior officer to find and apprehend escaped convict Richard B. Riddick, Riddick was being transported on-board space transport vessel "Hunter-Gratzner" carrying on-board 40 people, where a bounty hunter ...
Style: entertaining, disturbing, tense, suspenseful
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31%
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The Wrath of Cain (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A former kingpin of the streets, Miles “Cain” Skinner is doing life in prison. He is feared and respected among the inmates. When Cain learns that his sentence will be shortened only by brain cancer, his urgency to change his ways goes into ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, captivating
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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30%
Mission of Justice (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mayoral candidate Dr. Rachel Olsen (Brigitte Nielsen) has a dangerous plan for swift justice in the form of a band of ex-convicts, called the Peacemakers, who roam the streets to do her bidding. When a boxer friend (Tony Burton) is killed by ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Black Dawn (2005)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jonathan Cold returns, this time he goes Undercover to stop a group of Terrorists before they bomb Los Angeles.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, martial arts, one man army, chase, terrorism, race against time, undercover, spy, nuclear bomb, special agents, danger, espionage ...
Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Ninja Phantom Heroes (1987)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In this actioner, one of a pair of imprisoned Vietnam veterans escapes and forms an organization of secret ninjas.
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Alcatraz: The Whole Shocking Story (1980)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 196 min.
Story: Filmed on location at Alcatraz Island, this two-part "whole story" actually concentrates on a handful of the denizens behind the cold grey walls of "The Rock". Michael Beck plays the real-life Clarence Carnes, an Oklahoma Choctaw ...
Plot: alcatraz, prison, criminal, robbery, murder, escape, spanking, convict, armed robbery, prisoner, prison life
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25%
 5.7
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Trick (2010)
Genre: Action
Country: Poland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Kidnappers demand six million in ransom, but the United Nations does not negotiate with terrorist. One of the best counterfeiters is serving a lengthy prison term and the agent who arrested him needs his help.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, semi serious
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.2
 213
New Crime City (1994)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Peru, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Ricks is a criminal who is revived after execution to go into a futuristic prison to get a virus that the big prison gang has created. The prison is a squared off area of LA that the prisoners are put into and allowed to do as they please. Ricks ...
Plot: prison, criminal, bound and gagged, psycho killer, pubic hair, sex scene, female nudity, psychopathic killer, tied to a chair, deadly virus
Time: 2000s, future
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⇓ similarity ⇓
23%