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No Escape No Return (1993)
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No Escape No Return (1993)
Original name: No Escape, No Return
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two cops go undercover to infiltrate a violent drug ring, and are in for a shock when they find out who's running it.
Style: exciting, rough, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, cult film
Plot: undercover, drug cartel, police shootout, drug ring, crimes, special agents, drug dealing, crime, working undercover, dishonesty, law enforcement, police detective, estrangement, righting the wronged, martial arts, karate, violence, drugs, conspiracy, lapd, car chase, explosion, police officer, infiltration, drug
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, undercover, deadly, dishonesty and working undercover mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like No Escape No Return: Intent to Kill (1992), Hard Justice (1995), Mission of Justice (1992), Shootfighter II (1996), Recoil (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.6
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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: cult film, serious, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Plot: drug dealing, violence, gang, prostitute, criminal heroes, crime, undercover, rivalry, deadly, crimes, vengeance, working undercover ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.7
 380
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
Plot: undercover, martial arts, prison, confined, drug dealing, special agents, chases and races, law enforcement, partners, partners against crime, heroes, investigation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, vigilantism, crimes, deadly, rivalry, crime, injustice, working undercover, dishonesty, law enforcement, criminal heroes, tough heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Shootfighter II (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In this martial-arts actioner, Miami mobsters find themselves in mortal danger after an angry police chief hires the world's most vicious fighters and uses them to launch a city-wide vendetta
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, rivalry, deadly, master warrior, crimes, working undercover, vengeance, danger, ambition, heroes, contests and competitions, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: miami, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 5.4
 564
Recoil (1998)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Detective Ray Morgan accidentally kills the son of a mob boss. The mob boss orders to have Morgan killed unknowing that the assassin killed Morgan's wife and kids. Now Morgan's out for revenge..and he'll do it his own way
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, car chase, gangsters, vengeance, bank, showbiz, heist, criminal heroes, rivalry, dishonesty, chase, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
New World Disorder (1999)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Luxembourg
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A gang of four eyed crooks led by Kurt Bishop (McCarthy) are ripping off top dollar computer chips from a list of factories. The night they hit Dynaphase Systems, two dirty employees are staying late using company resources to develop their own ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pirate, deadly, heroes, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, danger, rivalry, partners, confined, blind ambition, crime ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.0
 574
First Target (2000)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Secret Service attempts to prevent an elaborately plotted assassination attempt on the President.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: undercover, danger, state affairs, government agency, political intrigue, political conspiracy, save the day, head of state, crimes, secret agents, assassination attempt, assassination ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.1
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Mission Park (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Four friends from the rough side of town grow apart when two are consumed by a life of crime, and the other two become FBI agents sent deep undercover - to bring down those childhood friends.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, tense, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, crimes, working undercover, drug dealing, ambition, undercover, police officer, danger, friendship, crime, criminal heroes, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 4.0
 402
Crooked (2006)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two police detectives must protect a beautiful call girl from mob hitmen and a crooked cop.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, murder, woman in danger, witnessing a crime, danger, partners, police investigation, chases and races, mafia, hitman, martial arts, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.2
 242
Moving Targets (2004)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Kit comes from a very fortunate family, with an outstanding police officer father When the family starts to break up, Man impulsively shot Kit's mother. After Kit's parents divorced, Kit viewed Man his father as an enemy. As an adult, he ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, police investigation, rivalry, fighting crime, undercover, betrayal, gangsters, partners against crime, partners, fall in love, working undercover, police corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.6
 719
Tiger Claws (1991)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The police does not know what to do. They have to deal with a serial killer who aims at martial arts masters. One after another is killed in the same brutal way. This may be a chance for detective Linda Masterson to work on her first murder case. ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, serial killer, crimes, murder, tough heroes, police detective, police investigation, master criminal, deadly, law enforcement, rivalry, master warrior ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.3
 271
The Operative (2000)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Caught behind the Iron Curtain at the close of the Cold War, CIA agent Alec Carville (Brian Bosworth) has spent 11 years held captive by the KGB in a mental institute. But he's finally offered a shot at freedom by an old nemesis -- if he steals ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: working undercover, hidden identity, undercover, special agents, starting over, espionage, uninhibited rivalry, government agency, dishonesty, secret agents, cons and scams, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.9
 164
Catch the Heat (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Argentina, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Gorgeous Checkers Goldberg, a police detective, goes undercover as a stripper in order to stop a ruthless kingpin who has been using unsuspecting starlets in order to smuggle drugs into the United States. With her hot looks, street smarts and ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, undercover, undercover cop, deadly, dishonesty, partners, law enforcement, drug dealing, chases and races, crime, crimes, police detective ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, latin america, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Angel Terminators (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two Hong Kong policewomen (Ida and Hon) take on a Japanese boss who has returned from a seven-year exile to retake his old turf.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gunfight, rivalry, partners, femme fatale, gang, police investigation, chases and races, on the run, life is a bitch, partners against crime, fighting crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Midnight Witness (1993)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Renegade cops are videotaped murdering a motorist and the witnesses are in danger of being their next victims.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: police corruption, chase, dishonesty, on the run, crime, danger, life is a bitch, chases and races, crimes, deadly, witnessing a crime, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.5
 75
Crime Lords (1991)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two ex-cops find themselves alone in their fight against the largest crime syndicate in the world - the Crime Lords. The action takes us from the streets of Los Angeles to the back alleys of Hong Kong in this buddy movie.
Style: realistic, semi serious
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.7
 402
First Shot (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: No one knows why the army base was blown up until the President gets shot there during the memorial service for those killed, but he wasn't the only target.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: special agents, save the day, undercover, terrorism, rivalry, race against time, danger, law enforcement, gunfight, save the kingdom, strong female presence, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 2.4
 432
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, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, heroes, lone wolves, adventure, vigilantism, vengeance, undercover, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, special agents ...
Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 5.1
 332
Out for Blood (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A lawyer's family is murdered by drug smugglers, and he is beaten and left for dead, but survives although in a coma. When he awakes he only has a partial memory of what happened. In order to find out the real story, he trains with a karate ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, drug dealing, murder, martial arts, vengeance, working undercover, memory loss, kidnapping, uninhibited rivalry, vigilantism, false accusation, gang ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.6
 4K
Special ID (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: China
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A cop and his team of comrades go undercover in one of China's most ruthless underworld organizations to stop a gang leader, only to put themselves in great danger after being exposed one by one.
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, tough law enforcer, working undercover, police investigation, law enforcement, gang, undercover, crimes, rivalry, sniper, crime, law enforcer killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.7
 829
The Base (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Major Murphy, a US Army Investigator, has received a new assignment. Sgt. Gammon is suspected of dealing cocaine from his base, and Murphy must gather enough evidence to shut down Gammon and his entire operation. Along with his partner, Lt. Andrews, ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, heroes, drug dealing, u.s. army, fistfight, hand to hand combat, chases and races, law enforcement, vigilantism, working undercover, military, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.9
 1K
Ambushed (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the frenetic underbelly of Los Angeles, Agent Maxwell closes in on an international cocaine smuggling operation run by criminal mastermind Vincent Camastra. When Agent Beverly Royce goes undercover with the drug dealers and finds herself deeper ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, law enforcement, rivalry, tough law enforcer, crimes, police corruption, working undercover, special agents, lapd, corrupt cop, strip club, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Honor and Glory (1993)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: FBI agent Tracy Pride is on a mission to capture businessman Jason Slade, who is involved in extortion and murder. Teaming up with her is her sister Joyce, a news reporter; Dragon, Tracy's partner in Hong Kong, and Jake, a bodyguard who worked ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: martial arts, law enforcement, siblings relations, working undercover, tough heroes, special agents, dishonesty, rivalry, journalism, chases and races, espionage, undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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 ...
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Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.1
 805
Scar City (1998)
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Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense, realistic
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, suspense, tense
Plot: assassination, martial arts, undercover, special agents, special agent, rivalry, deadly, government agency, crimes, vengeance, master criminal, adventure ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Excessive Force (1993)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Chicago policeman Terry McCain is determined to put away mobster Sal DiMarco, who always gets acquitted on technicalities. While monitoring a drug sale, a shootout ensues, and one of Terry's fellow officers gets away with $3 million of ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense ...
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Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.1
 33
Buying Time (1988)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Written and directed by Mitchell Gabourie in 1989. this action movie delves into the world of horse racing, where cunning crooks can win a fortune in an instant. Coerced by the cops into going undercover, two streetwise kids pose as employees at a ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, tense ...
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Time: 20th century, 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.3
 154
On the Edge (2002)
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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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 3.7
 212
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%