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Getting Even (1989)
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Getting Even (1989)
Original name: La vendetta
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After being betrayed by a fellow Marine and spending five years in a POW camp, homeless Vietnam vet Roy Evans reunites with his commander, Dundee, and is tasked by the FBI to find his betrayer, Slisko, who is suspected of slaying several women. Slisko has also become an arms dealer, and Evans and Dundee endure the trauma of returning to Southeast Asia to apprehend their old comrade
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, vietnam veteran, special agents, vietnam war, friendship, betrayal, friends, crimes, arms dealing, vengeance, rivalry, law enforcement, buddies, dishonesty, track down, sex, drugs, revenge, female nudity, gunfight, veteran, chases and races, deadly, blood
Place: vietnam, new york, thailand

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, rivalry, deadly, murder, vengeance, law enforcement and chases and races mostly in Action, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like Getting Even: Radical Jack (2000), On the Edge (2002), Bare Knuckles (1977), Bandit vs. Samurai Squad (1978), Amsterdam Heavy (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Radical Jack (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After quitting his job, a man decides to go after the one person responsible for ruining his life.
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, adventure, lone wolves, vigilantism, crimes, undercover, vengeance, dishonesty, small town, radical, rivalry, special agents ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, tennessee
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95%
 4.0
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On the Edge (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Dakota Smith is an ex-cop and former private eye with a proclivity for community service. When a young basketball player entangles himself with drug dealers, he turns to Dak for help. Eventually goons are sent to kill the hoopster, but they hit the ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough heroes, hitman, vigilantism, drug dealing, law enforcement, rivalry, partners against crime, crimes, vengeance, urban ghetto, drug dealer, crime fighter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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83%
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Bare Knuckles (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A bounty hunter in Los Angeles sets out to track down and stop a masked serial killer who murders women by using kung-fu moves.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, bounty hunter, psychopath, investigation, crimes, rivalry, adventure, track down, martial arts, graphic violence, danger, chases and races ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Bandit vs. Samurai Squad (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 163 min.
Story: Kumokiri Nizaemon, a former samurai warrior, has abandoned his class to become the leader of a gang of thieves. He leads his outlaws in an attempt to rob the castle of his former clan.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, religions or cults, heist, cons and scams, vengeance, crimes, adventure, law enforcement, betrayal, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Amsterdam Heavy (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: CIA Agent Martin Keele (Michael Madsen - Reservoir Dogs Kill Bill) sets the wheels spinning in this gritty urban action thriller, as mysterious gangster J.D. goes on the rampage in Amsterdam, stopping at nothing to uncover those who have betrayed him
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, race against time, vengeance, mixed martial arts, criminal's revenge, dishonesty, law enforcement, track down, criminal heroes, betrayal, female fighter, woman with a gun ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: amsterdam, europe, holland
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68%
The Dead Lands (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: New Zealand, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Hongi, a Maori chieftain’s teenage son, must avenge his father’s murder in order to bring peace and honour to the souls of his loved ones after his tribe is slaughtered through an act of treachery. Vastly outnumbered by a band of villains led by ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: heroes, against the odds, adventure, survival, vengeance, youth, rivalry, master warrior, warrior, battles, medieval, young heroes ...
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: ex marine, torture, tough heroes, lone wolves, rivalry, law enforcement, hotshot hero, one man army, betrayal, heroes, partners against crime, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, asia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Guilty as Charged (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: US Army Investigator John Murphy (now a Lieutenant, although he was a Major in the previous Base movie) has been sent to look into a series of suspicious deaths that have been going on under the watch of Colonel Strauss. After going undercover and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, military, military base, soldier, gang, secret agents, undercover, rivalry, military life, injustice, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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City of Fear (2000)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, UK, Bulgaria, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When reporter Steve Roberts acts on a call from his good friend, Charlie, urging him to report on a hot scientific story in Bulgaria, he ends up in a world of disappearance, death and deception.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: amateur detective, crimes, gangsters, journalism, rivalry, intrigue, dishonesty, drug dealing, vengeance, murder, organized crime, martial arts ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: bulgaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 438
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: bloody, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, undercover, martial arts, police detective, investigation, government agency, leadership, rivalry, drug dealing, tough law enforcer, master criminal, betrayal ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 3.7
 961
Bounty Hunters (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A group of down-on-their-luck bounty hunters hit the jackpot one night when they pick up an informant with a hundred thousand dollar bounty on his head. But their world is turned upside down when a mob boss offers them one million dollars in ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Plot: bounty hunter, partners, chase, crimes, gangsters, law enforcement, dishonesty, murder, women, ambulance, stripper, strip club ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.6
 90
Quiet Fire (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jesse Palmer, is a Vietnam Veteran who must discomfit his ex-commanding officer turned crooked senate candidate named Whalen from conspiring to turn over part of the U.S. Government to terrorists. Whalen has all the help that he can afford. ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: woman with a gun, one man army, vietnam veteran, political corruption, terrorism, corrupt politician, murder, vengeance, false accusation, political intrigue, heroes, rebellion ...
Time: 90s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 3.1
 268
Sunstorm (2001)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When The General is assassinated in the streets of San Juan, his four daughters are left embroiled in a scheme that leads all the way to the CIA and U.S. Treasury department. Now they must rely on each other to escape with their lives.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, assassination, vengeance, cons and scams, crimes, siblings relations, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, unlikely partners, race against time, sister sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.7
 762
Golden Swallow (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Golden Swallow revolves around the further adventures of its title character. This time around, she is forced into violence when a figure from her mysterious past goes on a killing rampage while leaving evidence that holds her responsible. Golden ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, medieval, love triangle, strong female lead, fencing, revenge, battles, vengeance, murder, crimes, heroes ...
Time: 60s
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56%
 4.5
 745
Ambition (2005)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 159 min.
Story: Elaan (Hindi: एलान, translation: Manifesto) is a 2005 Bollywood action thriller film. Elaan is a mission film about five characters and their plan against one man. Produced by Ganesh Jain and Ratan Jain and directed by Vikram Bhatt, the film ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: vengeance, murder, prison, vigilantism, crimes, betrayal, track down, rivalry, parents and children, justice, businessman, terrorism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, asia, india, italy, venice ...
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55%
Chicago Overcoat (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The fates of an aging hitman and a washed up detective become entwined when one last job leads to one last chance to settle an old score.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, hitman, gangsters, rivalry, elderly, aging, one last chance, criminal heroes, law enforcement, dishonesty, mafia, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Cherry Bomb (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An homage to the action films of the early 1980s, Cherry Bomb follows a young dancer and her quest for revenge against the group of men that brutally assaulted her. Seeing no justice coming from within the system Cherry enlists the help of her ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: gang rape, revenge, rape, brother sister relationship, betrayal, murder, police corruption, crimes, woman in danger, siblings relations, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
U.S. Seals II: The Ultimate Force (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At a secret Russian nuclear missile base, an ex-U.S. SEAL member is planning to launch a missile strike on the United States, and the only way to stop him is with the best of the best. Because of a natural gas refinery leak, the newly formed team ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Red Snow (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When a snowboard instructor uncovers clues to a high stakes robbery, he finds himself in a high speed gun fight with his life on the line. He realizes he is the one pinned for murder and must hunt down the real killer and survive a dangerous glacier.
Style: realistic, serious, rough
Plot: frame up, snowboarding, murder, skiing, heist, riddles and clues, crimes, dishonesty, heroes, adventure, rivalry, survival ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Hawk's Vengeance (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Eric Hawke a British Marine, attends the funeral of his policeman brother who he discovers has been attempting to investigate the mysterious kidnappings and murders of a local Asian street gang. The clues seem to point to a rival Nazi white ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, murder, marine, hitman, vigilante, tough heroes, battles, gangsters, heroes, criminal heroes, rivalry, undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: england
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49%
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Intent to Kill (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young policewoman relentlessly tries to bring down a ruthless drug kingpin whom plots his own agenda for his drug distribution empire.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: drug dealing, femme fatale, woman with a gun, tough heroes, car chase, law enforcement, undercover, gang, prostitute, chase, criminal heroes, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Divine Move (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: South Korea
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Professional baduk (go) player Tae-seok loses a high-stakes game to infamous underground gambler Sal-soo, and ends up framed for the murder of his own brother and locked up in prison. He vows revenge and trains ferociously. After serving his ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, gambling, vengeance, gangsters, murder, rivalry, dishonesty, prison, board game, violence, casino, monster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Merchant of Death (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jim Rendall is 6 when his family gets killed. 25 years later he finds out why.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough, serious
Plot: strong violent content, law enforcement, obsession, vengeance, chase, rivalry, family life, dishonesty, frame up, crimes, injustice, childhood trauma ...
Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Cold Steel (1987)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Detective Johnny Modine gets his Christmas celebration spoiled with news of his father's death, which seems the work of psychopathic junkies ...
Style: tense, realistic, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, ex cop, psychopath, investigation, femme fatale, rivalry, crimes, police detective, vengeance, revenge, police, police officer ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.8
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Damned River (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group hires a guide to take them whitewater rafting down the Zambezi River in Africa, but what they don't know is that the guide is actually a deranged psychotic killer.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Plot: river, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, soldier, stalking, on the run, mystery, crimes, adventure, escapades, psychopath, family in danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Fatal Instinct (2014)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A police detective follows a trail of evidence that eventually seems to lead to his trusted partner's ex-con brother who he helped put in prison years ago.
Style: serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: false accusation, police investigation, protagonist as suspect, murder, law enforcement, serial killer, dangerous attraction, femme fatale, who done it, dishonesty, crimes, manipulation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.5
 10K
Wake of Death (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany, Spain, South Africa, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Action superstar, Jean-Claude Van Damme (Universal Soldier, Street Fighter), is back and at his hard-hitting best as Ben Archer, an ex-mob enforcer seeking revenge against a ruthless Chinese kingpin responsible for his wife's brutal murder. ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, erotic ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.0
 175
Safehouse (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Ex-FBI agent Cooper O'Neil thinks the dangerous times in his life are in the past; that is, until his former partner shows up dead at his marina home. O'Neil's old partner had a coveted thumb drive in his possession when he died, and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic ...
Plot: rescue, law enforcement, intrigue, special agents, dishonesty, vengeance, mafia, revenge, kidnapping, loss of partner, crimes, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 2.8
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Hangmen (1987)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Rob Greene has information about an undercover terror team inside the CIA led by Joe Connelly. To stay alive with the knowledge, he is advised to stay undercover by his supervisor Andrews. Connelly's men try to kill Greene, but he can escape ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: empire, terrorism, vengeance, working undercover, boss and employee, psychopath, tough heroes, heroes, save the day, secret agents, law enforcement, race against time ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
When the Raven Flies (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Iceland, Sweden
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Vikings pillage Ireland, seeking silver and slaves, slaying men and women in the process. A young boy is spared when a Viking takes pity on him instead of killing him. Twenty years later the boy returns to Iceland take his revenge.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: viking, revenge, medieval, sword and shield, female nudity, ancient, kidnapping, murder, revolution, vengeance, siblings relations, anti war ...
Time: middle ages, 80s, 9th century
Place: ireland, iceland, europe, norway, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%