Movies like Unwanted

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Unwanted
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Immigrants cross the border to live the American dream but later their dreams turn into a nightmare.
Plot: immigration, gang

Most similar movies to Unwanted

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about gang, murder, revenge, violence, martial arts, explosion and police mostly in Action, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Unwanted: Cry (1995), Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018), My Samurai (1992), Heat Street (1988), College Kickboxers (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 4.0
 839
Cry
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 116 min.
Story: On November 30th (the date when King Karl XII died) there will usually be demonstrations by hyper-national and neo-Nazi groups, and also democratic counter demonstrations. The plot of "West Side Story" is transferred to the Stockholmian ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, emotional
Plot: immigrants, love affair, racism, crimes, love and romance, gang, society, racist, demonstration, nationalism, impossible love, skinhead ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: sweden
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System:   95%
    User:   91%
 
Sicario: Day of the Soldado
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 122 min.
Story: FBI agent Matt Graver teams up with operative Alejandro Gillick to prevent Mexican drug cartels from smuggling terrorists across the U.S. border.
Style: surprise ending, suspense
Plot: corruption, brutality, violence, cartel, explosion, rescue, sign language, cia, neo-noir, school principal, mexican american, shipping container ...
Time: 2010s
Place: texas, somalia, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   82%
    User:   98%
 
 4.2
 80
My Samurai
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A boy, Peter McCrea, witnesses a gangland murder. He turns to his martial arts teacher, Young Park, to help defend him from the gangsters. On the run from both the gang and the police, Peter learns self-defense and the courage to face his fears.
Plot: child martial arts, villain, martial arts, gang, boy, falling from height, teenage boy, mentor, murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   59%
 
 5.8
 32
Heat Street
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A black boxer whose daughter was murdered by bikers joins up with a white repo man to battle street gangs.
Plot: gang, baseball bat, brawl, gang violence, revenge, murder, father daughter relationship, boxing gym, rape and revenge, boxing match
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   81%
 
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College Kickboxers
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A college freshman who trains in martial arts is beaten up at work by a racist gang. His co-worker, a Chinese cook, beats the gang up and trains the young man in Kung Fu. When a tournament is to be held, the teacher tells the student that he will ...
Plot: tournament, racism, kickboxing, chef, promise, college, acupuncture, dojo, chinese restaurant, cook, racial slur, gang ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   63%
 
The Company Man
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When mercenaries attack, Ernest Gray's solemn life as a bookstore owner is revealed to be a cover, and his real identity as an ex-CIA agent puts his family at risk.
Plot: dead wife, kidnapping, bookstore, love, betrayal, bomb, spy, cia, haunted by the past, extortion, gunfight, explosion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   70%
 
Tongs: A Chinatown Story
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A Chinese immigrant to America is sucked up into the Chinese underworld when he finds greater acceptance in the arms of a small gang.
Plot: chinatown, drugs, murder, corrupt cop, chinese, knife, teenager, drive by shooting, gang war, brother, child murder, gang
Place: new york, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   56%
 
 7.7
 5K
Failan
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After losing both her parents, Failan emmigrates to Korea to seek her only remaining relatives. Once she reaches Korea, she finds out that her relatives have moved to Canada well over a year ago. Desperate to stay and make a living in Korea, Failan ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: love and romance, gangsters, love affair, romance, fall in love, crimes, family relations, cliche, orphan, arrest, gang, threat ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   63%
 
 5.9
 130
Junk Food
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Junk Food consists of four intertwining stories. The first and fourth sections show the morning routine of an blind, old Japanese woman, waking up, buying bread and milk, praying at the family alter; however, it is the second segment where the true ...
Plot: samoan, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, mexican, robbery, cell phone, pay phone, women's bathroom, dancer, grocery store, cafe, prostitute, office ...
Place: china, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   71%
 
 5.2
 161
Pandian
Genre: Action
Country: India
Story: The film is about Pandian (Rajinikanth) who wants to avenge his sister's (Jaysudha) husband's ( Charan Raj) death. He joins the murderer's gang, and how he takes revenge forms the crux of "Pandian". Then the gang came to ...
Plot: revenge, police, undercover, wrongful arrest, revolver, police station, motorcycle, shot in the back, gang
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   50%
 
Project Gutenberg
Genre: Action
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The Hong Kong police is hunting a counterfeiting gang led by a mastermind code-named "Painter" (Chow Yun-fat). The gang possesses exceptional counterfeiting skills which makes it difficult to distinguish the authenticity of its counterfeit ...
Plot: arrest, gang, counterfeit money, painting, police
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   68%
 
Short Sharp Shock
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Three friends get caught in a life of major crime.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: friendship, buddies, gang, immigrants, crime, crimes, society, friends, violence, wedding, immigration, best friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, germany, hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   61%
 
Lethal Panther 2
Genre: Action
Country: Philippines, Hong Kong
Story: An Interpol agent and a Chinese cop team up to track down a murderous gangster.
Plot: syndicate, flying kick, police siren, police protection, police officer shot in the head, yakuza, motorcycle stunt, traitor, death of family, police officer shot in the chest, police officer shot, interpol ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   55%
 
 3.3
 200
Crackerjack 2
Genre: Action
Country: Czech Republic, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Police officer Jack Wild discovers that the well-known international terrorist Hans Becker is on a train, carrying a wealthy business man and his girlfriend. Without a second to loose Jack hires a helicopter to drop him down onto the train to try ...
Plot: happy ending, explosion, police officer, thief, hacker, villainess, helicopter, gang, tough cop, one man army, heist, girlfriend ...
Place: mount fuji
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   43%
 
 4.4
 324
Karate Warrior
Genre: Action
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Anthony is in the Phillipines visiting his father. He inadvertently interferes with the affairs of local gangster Quino, who also happens to be a champion Karate fighter. After embarrassing Quino near a local tournament, Anthony is beaten up and ...
Plot: monk, martial arts tournament, kung fu, gangster, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenage boy, kidnapping, beating, teenage girl, father son relationship, revenge, mentor ...
Place: manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   53%
 
 5.7
 230
Alley Cat
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: revenge, gang, vigilante, violence, murder, shower, female nudity, red panties, panties, erotica, kicked in the groin, see through panties ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   49%
 
 6.0
 458
Loha
Genre: Action
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Shankar (Dharmendra), a well-meaning but disgraced cop, is determined to fight a corrupt system, taking to task miscreants and criminals in his city. The movie begins as an aspiring underworld don, Lukkabhai (Mohan Joshi) ousts his erstwhile mentor ...
Plot: helicopter, muscleman, vulgarity, drunkard, confrontation, runway, corrupt cop, crime boss, female police officer, prison sentence, broken bottle, bail ...
Place: mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   49%
 
The Scent Of Death 2
Genre: Action
Country: Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two students want to interview young drug addicts. A gang member robs his equipment, cameras and recorders; to reclaim them, they must become acquainted with the band of "Los Chuchos". The drug dealer of the band decides to be in charge of ...
Plot: gang, death, rape, exploitation, blood
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   46%
 
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 4.9
 158
Fear
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A family living in an isolated cabin in the woods are terrorized by a gang of escaped convicts. Their leader, a serial killer, is a disturbed Vietnam veteran. What the gang doesn't know is that the family's father is also a Vietnam ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Plot: vietnam war, on the road, hostages, gory, family in danger, kidnapping, missing person, confined, crimes, danger, deadly, criminal heroes ...
Place: asia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   32%
 
 2.6
 579
Submerged
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Navy SEALs launch a rescue mission after terrorists plunge a jet carrying a missile-launching computer into the sea.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ocean or sea, daring rescue, airplane, save the day, terrorism, heroic mission, hijacking, tough heroes, danger, escapades, heroes, gang ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   43%
 
Revenge of the Punks
Genre: Action
Country: Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Charles Bronson look-alike takes on a gaggle of punks terrorizing a small town.
Plot: revenge, exploitation, gore, punishment, gang, terror, punk, breasts, spiders, big breasts, female stockinged legs, pantyhose
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   42%
 
Double Agent 73
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Underworld drug king Toplar is flooding the market with low-grade heroin. Agent 99 gets a bit too close to the truth, but manages to gasp out a clue as to the identity of Toplar: he has a scar. Jane (Agent 73) is called in to find Toplar, and gets a ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, gory, secret agents, special agents, assassination attempt, chase, drug dealing, spy, exploitation, race against time, frame up, chases and races ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   35%
 
 4.1
 851
The Night Crew
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of hard up bounty hunters must survive the night in a desert motel against a horde of savage cartel killers. They soon realize that their fugitive, a mysterious Chinese woman, is much more than she lets on.
Plot: bounty hunter, motel, savage, crew, desert, survival, vampire, siege, gang, female nudity, death by gunshot
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   33%
 
 4.2
 51
Diamond Run
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rogue Vietnam War vets led by their old commander Sloan try to steal some diamonds, but mysterious Megan Marlow steals them first. Sloan sends his men after her, but rogue cop Jack Cates, who's partner was murdered by Sloan, helps her.
Plot: vietnam veteran, theft, female protagonist, diamonds, robbery, revenge, criminal, gang, ex soldier
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   43%
 
 4.1
 142
Commando Squad
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An American narcotics agent takes her squad to Mexico, where she must break up a drug-smuggling gang that has also kidnapped her boyfriend.
Plot: gang, smuggling, commando, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, kidnapping, sex, drugs, female nudity
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   39%
 
The No Mercy Man
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A decorated Vietnam Vet returns to his father's ranch in Arizona just as criminally minded carnies begin to cause trouble.
Plot: vietnam veteran, biker, torment, gang, teenager, soldier, small town, murder, violence
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   32%
 
Look at Me, America
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, South Korea
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Paul is a Korean-born immigrant whose life is turned upside down when his father is crippled from a robbery and his mother leaves them and marries the father of a bigoted gang leader, Billy. When Paul is constantly harrassed by Billy and his boys, ...
Plot: divorce, robbery, father son relationship, martial arts, gang, bigotry, korean
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   32%
 
Dead End City
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The government's new urban renewal policy results in street gangs fighting for control of the inner cities. While most of the residents flee, one factory owner determines to fight the gangs for his property.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: vigilante, street gang, corruption, murder, street shootout, police, factory, gang, siege, anarchy, explosion
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   40%
 
Survive The Night
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: On their way home from Brooklyn psychiatrist Vic, daughter Julie and sister Stacey run short of gas. They leave they highway to search a petrol station - but end up erring around in South Bronx. A youth gang under the sadistic Ice stops their car ...
Plot: trapped, lost, slum, ghetto, gang, gang leader, survival, evil man, ambush, subway station, tough girl, escape ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   39%
 
The Great Skycopter Rescue
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When oil is discovered in a small-town, some greedy prospectors hire a gang of wild bikers to scare the townsfolk away. However, when a group of young pilots stumble across the underhanded plot, they plan an effective retaliation.
Plot: pilot, prospector, biker, terrorist, rescue, motorcycle gang, oil, helicopter, gang, gangster, small town
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   39%
 
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