Movies like Fire with Fire

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Fire with Fire (2012)
 5.6
 27K
Fire with Fire (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A fireman takes an unexpected course of action when a man whom he's been ordered to testify against – after being held up at a local convenience store – threatens him.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense, twists and turns, exciting, neo noir, sexy, splatter ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: firefighter, witness protection, vigilantism, murder, police detective, u.s. marshal, rescue, vengeance, crimes, law enforcement, hidden identity, track down, tough law enforcer, revenge, vigilante, chase, brutality, gangsters, hitman, assassin, police officer, gang, investigation, criminal, tough girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, new orleans, phoenix arizona, argentina

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Most similar movies to Fire with Fire

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, suspenseful, exciting and realistic films with plots about murder, violence, gun, chase, gunfight, death and held at gunpoint mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Fire with Fire: 16 Blocks (2006), Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995), I Am Wrath (2016), Faster (2010), Boiling Point (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.6
 131K
16 Blocks (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An aging cop is assigned the ordinary task of escorting a fast-talking witness from police custody to a courthouse, but they find themselves running the gauntlet as other forces try to prevent them from getting there.
Style: tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, police corruption, testimony, convict, race against time, crimes, deal, reluctant partners, witnessing a crime, characters in danger, drinking problem, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, seattle, manhattan new york city
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100%
Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: New York detective John McClane is back and kicking bad-guy butt in the third installment of this action-packed series, which finds him teaming with civilian Zeus Carver to prevent the loss of innocent lives. McClane thought he'd seen it all, ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense, buddy comedy, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, police, car chase, bomb, lone hero, race against time, police officer, gold, deception, puzzle, master criminal, heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, quebec, harlem, north america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 15K
I Am Wrath (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man is out for justice after a group of corrupt police officers are unable to catch his wife's killer.
Style: tense, suspense, exciting, bleak, surprise ending ...
Plot: revenge, murder, police corruption, brutality, violence, sociopath, paranoia, hairdresser, corrupt politician, dark hero, ex military, national guard ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 107K
Faster (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Driver (Dwayne Johnson) has spent the last 10 years in prison planning revenge for the murder of his brother. Now that Driver is free to carry out his deadly plan only two men stand in his way- Billy Bob Thornton plays a veteran cop and Oliver ...
Style: stylized, twists and turns, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, hitman, police investigation, ex convict, lone hero, policewoman, revenge, corruption, one man army, crimes, tough guy, police officer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Boiling Point (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Red is an aging scam-artist who's just been released from prison together with Ronnie, a young and not-so-bright hoodlum who is easily manipulated. Their new business is to organize fake-money sales and then kill the buyer to take his money; ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, murder, investigation, prison, crimes, redemption, working undercover, master criminal, vengeance, track down, special agents, tough heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.6
 19K
The Prince (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A family man who turns out to be a retired mob enforcer must travel across the country to find his daughter who has gone missing.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: missing daughter, kidnapping, missing person, daring rescue, partners, crimes, justice, confined, retired, haunted by the past, fight, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Live Free or Die Hard (2007)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: John McClane is back and badder than ever, and this time he's working for Homeland Security. He calls on the services of a young hacker in his bid to stop a ring of Internet terrorists intent on taking control of America's computer ...
Style: exciting, humorous, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: hacker, fbi, terrorism, hostage, gunfight, one man army, lone hero, geek, police officer, bomb, chaos, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c., los angeles, new york, baltimore ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
A Good Day to Die Hard (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Hungary
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Iconoclastic, take-no-prisoners cop John McClane, finds himself for the first time on foreign soil after traveling to Moscow to help his wayward son Jack - unaware that Jack is really a highly-trained CIA operative out to stop a nuclear weapons ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, rough, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: cia, agent, car chase, one man army, heroes, escape, bomb, tough cop, save the day, partners against crime, heroic mission, snitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: russia, new york, langley virginia, moscow russia, chernobyl
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Urban Justice (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Seagal plays a man with a dark and violent past, who seeks revenge for the murder of his son.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, revenge, chase, investigation, murder, gangsters, martial arts, car chase, track down, law enforcement, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.1
 359K
Die Hard 2 (1990)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: John McClane is an off-duty cop gripped with a feeling of déjà vu when on a snowy Christmas Eve in the nation's capital, terrorists seize a major international airport, holding thousands of holiday travelers hostage. Renegade military ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, tense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, fight scenes, airplane, airport, christmas, lone hero, terrorism, police officer, one man army, swat team, chase, save the day ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, year 1990
Place: washington d.c., los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
One in the Chamber (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A seasoned assassin plays both sides in a Russian gang war and becomes the target of an unknown enemy.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, rivalry, crimes, criminal heroes, violence spree, corruption, mob boss, murder, mob hit, gangsters, crime boss, money ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: prague, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Bullet to the Head (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, India, Switzerland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After watching their respective partners die, a cop and a hitman form an alliance in order to bring down their common enemy.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough guy, mercenary, hitman, corruption, heroes, vengeance, ex convict, lawyer, partners, crimes, vigilantism, track down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.3
 13K
Trespass (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Two Arkansas firemen, Vince and Don, get hold of a map that leads to a cache of stolen gold in an abandoned factory in East St. Louis. What they don't know is that the factory is in the turf of a local gang, who come by to execute one of their ...
Style: exciting, rough, bleak, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: gang, murder, drug dealing, treasure hunt, gangsters, revenge, chase, rivalry, partners, crimes, map, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, arkansas, new orleans, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Transporter Refueled (2015)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France, China
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The fast-paced action movie is again set in the criminal underworld in France, where Frank Martin is known as The Transporter, because he is the best driver and mercenary money can buy. In this installment, he meets Anna and they attempt to take ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: one man army, tough guy, one against many, bank robbery, lone hero, heroes, rivalry, crimes, car chase, security guard, organized crime, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, year 1995, year 2010 ...
Place: europe, french riviera, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.4
 616K
John Wick (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, China
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ex-hitman John Wick comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him.
Style: stylized, exciting, rough, serious, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, one man army, vengeance, lone hero, tough guy, vigilante, gunfight, dark hero, assassin, gangsters, criminal's revenge, crime boss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.3
 378
Mask of Death (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While attempting to flee from the FBI, the criminal Frank Dallio kills Detective McKenna's wife, Rachel. McKenna himself is shot in the face by the professional killer Lyle Mason, who dies in a car crash shortly thereafter. The FBI persuades ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, hitman, betrayal, undercover, assassination attempt, gangsters, fbi, plastic surgery, timebomb, tattoo, fistfight, helicopter ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.8
 30K
Hard to Kill (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mason Storm, a 'go it alone' cop, is gunned down at home. The intruders kill his wife, and think they've killed both Mason and his son too. Mason is secretly taken to a hospital where he spends several years in a coma. His son ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: martial arts, hospital, coma, murder, vengeance, corrupt official, intrigue, against the odds, law enforcement, crimes, chase, gangsters ...
Time: 80s, year 1990, 90s, year 1983
Place: los angeles, chicago illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.0
 12K
First Kill (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A police chief tries to solve a kidnapping that involves a bank robber holding a young boy hostage.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, rescue, fight, betrayal, conspiracy, fear, police corruption, brutality, stolen money, murder, ransom, heist ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new york, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 4.8
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Lion Strike (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dr. Johnny Wu becomes involved in a global Mafia arms cartel when they kidnap his son Bobby. The cartel, made-up of underworld leaders from around the world, become aware that he stumbled onto valuable information on a computer disk he possesses. ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: forest, murder, kidnapping, martial arts, one man army, master warrior, chase, heroes, gangsters, hitman, vigilantism, family life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.4
 65K
Peppermint (2018)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: China, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A grieving mother transforms herself into a vigilante following the murders of her husband and daughter, eluding the authorities to deliver her own personal brand of justice.
Style: exciting, brutal, rough, suspense, neo noir ...
Plot: vigilante, justice, one woman army, drug cartel, corruption, loss of child, police corruption, female vigilante, female martial artist, murder, fighting the system, revenge killing ...
Time: year 2017, 2010s, year 2012
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.1
 34K
Alex Cross (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After Washington DC detective Alex Cross is told that a family member has been murdered, he vows to track down the killer. He soon discovers that she was not his first victim and that things are not what they seem.
Style: serious, rough, twists and turns, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: psychopath, murder, serial killer, investigation, vengeance, crimes, police investigation, showdown, uninhibited rivalry, mastermind, rivalry, track down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: detroit, usa, michigan, washington d.c., indonesia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Marked for Death (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Just retired from the Drug Enforcement Agency, John Hatcher returns to his hometown and quickly discovers that drugs have infiltrated his old neighborhood. Determined to drive the dealers out, Hatcher crosses paths with a ferocious Jamaican drug ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone hero, martial arts, gangsters, drug dealing, murder, vengeance, crimes, aikido, family, rivalry, against the odds, vigilante ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, latin america, colombia, west indies ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
An Eye for an Eye (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Sean Kane is forced to resign from the San Francisco Police Department's Narcotics Division when he goes berserk after his partner is murdered. He decides to fight alone and follows a trail of drug traffickers into unexpected high places.
Style: serious, neo noir, exciting, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: chase, martial arts, undercover, vigilantism, police, vengeance, fighting crime, adventure, drug dealing, partners, rivalry, working undercover ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 6.3
 72K
Ninja Assassin (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Ninja Assassin follows Raizo, one of the deadliest assassins in the world. Taken from the streets as a child, he was transformed into a trained killer by the Ozunu Clan, a secret society whose very existence is considered a myth. But haunted by the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, intense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, one man army, assassin, martial arts, assassination, vengeance, ninja master, one against many, ninjitsu, violence spree, haunted by the past, punishment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: china, asia, osaka japan, berlin germany, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.4
 24K
Black and Blue (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Exposure follows a rookie Detroit African-American female cop who stumbles upon corrupt officers who are murdering a drug dealer, an incident captured by her body cam. They pursue her through the night in an attempt to destroy the footage, but to ...
Style: suspense, tense, bleak, surprise ending, neo noir ...
Plot: corrupt cop, drug lord, police, rookie, criminal gang, police corruption, organized crime, ghetto, policewoman, murder, african american, drug dealer ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new orleans, detroit, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Black Moon Rising (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An FBI free-lancer stashes a stolen Las Vegas-crime tape in a high-tech car stolen by someone else.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, heist, car chase, fbi, murder, revenge, investigation, crimes, on the run, rivalry, crime gone awry, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: las vegas, los angeles, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.6
 19K
Shaft (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Cool black private eye John Shaft is hired by a crime lord to find and retrieve his kidnapped daughter.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, lone hero, crimes, gangsters, rescue, police, vigilante, gang, violence, kidnapping, organized crime, gunfight ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa, new york, harlem, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The November Man (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An ex- CIA operative is brought back in on a very personal mission and finds himself pitted against his former pupil in a deadly game involving high level CIA officials and the Russian president-elect.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, secret agents, espionage, undercover, save the day, heroes, secret service, conspiracy, spy, dishonesty, law enforcement, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s, year 2008
Place: switzerland, montenegro, usa, moscow russia, russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.9
 123K
The Raid 2 (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Indonesia, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: After fighting his way through an apartment building populated by an army of dangerous criminals and escaping with his life, SWAT team member Rama goes undercover, joining a powerful Indonesian crime syndicate to protect his family and uncover ...
Style: stylized, brutal, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, warrior, one man army, gangsters, mission, organized crime, police corruption, undercover, fighting crime, swat team, police, working undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indonesia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.5
 22K
Maximum Risk (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A policeman takes his twin brother's place and inherits his problems and a beautiful girlfriend. He is forced to kickbox his way from France to the U.S. and back while playing footsie with the FBI and Russian mafia. Not just muscles with a ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, heroes, vengeance, gangsters, russian mafia, twins, hidden identity, switching roles, undercover, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, france, paris france, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%