Movies like Provoked

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Provoked (1989)
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Provoked (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "Cindy Maranne, "Americana" from "Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling," stars in her feature film debut as a newlywed torn between love and violence when her husband is taken hostage in a failed robbery.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: hostage situation, hostage, policewoman, gunfight, murder, woman kills a man, woman kills woman, heroine, female reporter, shot in the head, shot in the back, woman shot, shooting a woman, woman shot in the forehead, nudity (full frontal - brief)

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, suspenseful and semi serious films with plots about murder, gunfight, hostage, crimes, chase, crime and violence mostly in Action, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Provoked: Jailbirds (1978), The Uppercrust (1981), Big Bad Mama (1974), Montana (1998), The Godson (1971). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.3
 246
Jailbirds (1978)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Four female convicts break out of prison, and during their escape they take hostage a bus full of young female tennis players. They drive the bus to the house of the judge who originally sent them to prison, where--since this is after all a ...
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: lesbian rape, prostitute, women's prison, exploitation, prison life, nude woman murdered, foot chase, woman shot, lesbian, shot in the head, nymphomaniac, lesbianism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Uppercrust (1981)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Austria, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: This film combines two very different styles: an atmospheric psycho thriller about the ice-cold hired gun (masterfully played by Frank Gorschin), and the bizarre satire of the Austrian TV serial "Kottan ermittelt".
Style: dark humor
Plot: police, construction, exploding car, one legged man, hitman, gang, murder, shot in the head, neo noir, government corruption, highway patrol, killer ...
Place: vienna, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 5.8
 2K
Big Bad Mama (1974)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Mama and daughters get forced by circumstances into bootlegging and bank robbing, and travel across the country trailed by the law.
Style: sexy, witty, realistic, semi serious, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gunfight, social satire, nudity (full frontal - brief), gangsters, crime, crimes, on the run, criminal heroes, dishonesty, chase, chases and races, strong violent content ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 6.3
 1K
Montana (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A seasoned enforcer is given the seemingly routine task of finding the Boss's runaway mistress, Kitty. However Kitty is involved in plans to overthrow the Boss and this routine task gets very complicated.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, witty, dark humor, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, hitman, cancer, murder, boss, gunfight, deadly, criminal heroes, gangsters, chases and races, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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 4.2
 152
The Godson (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An ambitious mobster, Marko, makes the local brothel into a rousing success after double-crossing the mafia Don. This of course angers certain people who come after him.
Plot: female tied up, drug addict, bondage, female nudity, lesbian cunnilingus, border patrol, sexual abuse, brothel madam, murder of a nude woman, death, resentment, gangster ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 4.1
 37
Daddy's Boys (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A dark comedy set in 1930s America. Jimmy and Christie become celebrity bank robbers whose stardom ends in a bloody shootout when Daddy's Boys catch up with them.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: bank robber, three brothers, husband wife relationship, robbery, brother brother relationship, dead mother, thief, father son relationship, gang, falling in love, irony, clan ...
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 4.8
 74
Hostage (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The leader of a South African Nation is imprisoned. His followers, led by Zabo, hijack a plane with the intent to use the passengers as hostages to trade for his release. They select a plane carrying a religious leader to use as their main hostage. ...
Plot: murder, terrorist, hostage, hijacking, quicksand, abduction
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 4.0
 256
Silk (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Silk, the toughest cop in Honolulu, busts small time smugglers only to reveal a larger syndicate smuggling Asian mobsters into the States by buying the identities of Hawaiian citizens.
Style: twists and turns
Plot: smuggling, falling to death, asian, gangster, female protagonist, corruption, hitman, police station, falling off a roof, nickname, bandit, gunfight ...
Place: honolulu hawaii, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.5
 25K
Metro (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Roper, a hostage negotiator catches a murderous bank robber after a blown heist. The bank robber escapes and immediately goes after the man who put him behind bars.
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: negotiation, car chase, chase, hostage, master criminal, tough law enforcer, danger, revenge, police investigation, partners, hostages, police ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
My Name Is Modesty: A Modesty Blaise Adventure (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Modesty, raised by a casino owner after being abandoned by her parents, has become skilled in the ways of fighting and now acts as the casino owner's bodyguard. When she's unable to prevent the owner's murder at the hands of an old ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, martial arts, murder, femme fatale, criminal's revenge, secret identity, vigilantism, vengeance, destiny, escapades, criminal heroes, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.9
 2K
I Went Down (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Fresh out of prison, Git rescues a former best friend (now living with Git's girlfriend) from a beating at the hands of loan sharks. He's now in trouble with the mob boss, Tom French, who sends Git to Cork with another debtor, Bunny Kelly, ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, witty, humorous ...
Plot: hostage, gangsters, friendship, on the road, infidelity, crime, crimes, dishonesty, graphic violence, profanity, friends, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
44 Minutes: The North Hollywood Shoot-Out (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After a failed bank robbery, two heavily armed men hold the Los Angeles Police Department at bay for 44 minutes.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, based on true events, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: swat, hostage, police investigation, criminal heroes, bank, chase, confined, hostages, crime gone awry, deadly, danger, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 3.5
 50
White Fury (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two ruthless criminals take two teenage couples hostage at a remote mountain cabin in Colorado following a botched bank robbery.
Plot: snowboarding, hostage, gunfight, bank robbery, bank robber, competition, bank, snow, robbery
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
America's Deadliest Home Video (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A man videotaping his road trip is taken hostage by three criminals and forced to tape their crime spree, including robberies and murder.
Style: psychotronic, cult film
Plot: serial killer, murder, romance, hostage, female nudity, serial murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Hard Night Falling (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Goro, a criminal mastermind, plot to steal a massive cache of gold from the Rossini family. Unbeknownst to Goro and his soldiers of fortune, one of Rossini's guest is a highly trained foreign operative who fights to not only save the hostages ...
Style: tense, exciting, disturbing, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, hostage, goon, escapades, family, crimes, rivalry, danger, murder, gold coin, deadly, henchman ...
Time: contemporary
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.3
 2K
Point Blank (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Convicted corporate criminal Howard engineers a prison break as he and a number of fellow inmates are being transferred to a new facility. The escapees storm a shopping mall and take a group of shoppers hostage (after killing many more of them) ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, rescue, one man army, danger, race against time, hostages, criminal heroes, confined, daring rescue, crimes, fugitives, crime ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Hard Time: Hostage Hotel (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A California congressman's wife and daughter are abducted and held hostage in a historic hotel and Logan McQueen (Reynolds) is rushed to the scene to assist his former partner, Charlie Duffy (Durning), who has been taken captive trying to ...
Plot: congressman, murder, vietnam war veteran, hostage, kidnapping, daughter, hotel, explosive, ex cop, ransom, bound and gagged
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.3
 2K
Caged Heat (1974)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A girl is caught in a drug bust and sent to the hoosegow.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, rough, offbeat, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: women's prison, sexual abuse, prison, gas station, rape, life is a bitch, fugitives, crimes, confined, crime, criminal heroes, hostages ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Sensitive New-Age Killer (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Paul as a young boy witnessed the notorious hit man “The Snake” kill a few lowlifes and since that moment he has dedicated his life to cleaning up the streets of all evil doers. Helping Paul with contract killings is his best friend George who ...
Style: cult film
Plot: gunfight, drug use, infidelity, dominatrix, shooting, handcuffed to a bed, friendship, death, assassin, gun, moral ambiguity, shot to death ...
Place: melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.5
 650
The Junkman (1982)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: As film-maker Harlan Hollis drives to a James Dean festival, he's unaware that killers are tracking his every move. The fast and furious race to avoid their net, stay alive and discover who is behind this lethal plan, will take Hollis through a ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, chase, car accident, unlikely partners, partners, danger, fugitives, save the day, obsessive quest, memory loss, hostage, heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.5
 18K
Bad Ass (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Decorated Vietnam hero Frank Vega returns home only to get shunned by society leaving him without a job or his high school sweetheart. It's not until forty years later when an incident on a commuter bus (where he protects an elderly black man ...
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: society, lone wolves, vigilantism, tough heroes, vietnam veteran, crimes, elderly, rivalry, heroes, vigilante, gang, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Manhandlers (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A gorgeous girl named Katie inherits her deceased uncle's business and decides that she too can be a businesswoman and hire two hot girlfriends. Katie doesn't like the brothel part so she gets rid of that and is soon giving legit massages. ...
Plot: murder, massage parlor, brothel, bikini, revenge, bandit, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), gangsters, tickling, business, mob ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Maximum Breakout (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Vacationing lovers Travis and Bobbi encounter an unexpected nightmare on a lonely country road. Two strangers kidnap Bobbi, and brutally beat Travis. Six months later, though Bobbi's family is wealthy, there's no ransom demand, and the ...
Plot: female director, nudity (full frontal - brief), rape, sex, splatter, hostage, captive, gunfight, slavery, pregnancy, explosion
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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After the Sunset (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two master thieves (Brosnan and Hayek) are finally retiring after one last succesful mission. Residing in their own tropical paradise, their old nemesis, FBI Agent Stan P. Lloyd shows up to make sure they really are retired. Docked in the port is an ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: heist, island, one last job, cons and scams, crimes, crime, master thief, partners in crime, chase, policewoman, american abroad, female police officer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bahamas, caribbean, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.2
 102K
Ride Along (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: For the past two years, high-school security guard Ben has been trying to show decorated APD detective James that he's more than just a video-game junkie who's unworthy of James' sister, Angela. When Ben finally gets accepted into the ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, exciting, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: escapades, two man army, partners, law enforcement, police officer, police, disorder, gunfight, car chase, violence, wedding preparations and rituals, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.8
 79
The Actor (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Joseph Kehr, a mentally disturbed aspiring actor returns to New York City to become the 'greatest actor of his generation'. In his pursuit of rising to the top, he enlists in an infamous acting class led by Professor Payton, a cunningly ...
Plot: sociopath, fame, murder, desperation, theater, loner, social media
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43%
Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (1965)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Three strippers seeking thrills encounter a young couple in the desert. After dispatching the boyfriend, they take the girl hostage and begin scheming on a crippled old man living with his two sons in the desert, reputedly hiding a tidy sum of cash. ...
Style: cult film, exciting, humorous, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, desert, femme fatale, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, gas station, drugs/alcohol, heist, isolation, martial arts, hostage ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.8
 286
Red Skies (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A young Chinese female cop comes to Southern California on a hunt for a high-profile criminal from mainland China.
Plot: heroine, ambush, arrest, kung fu, semiautomatic pistol, revolver, fbi agent, uzi, villain arrested, disarming someone, gunfight, shotgun ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.9
 25K
The Rookie (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Veteran cop Nick Pulovski is used to playing musical partners; many of the partners he's had in the past have died on the job, and often as a result of Nick's risky tactics. But the rookie who's been assigned to help Nick bust a ...
Style: semi serious, suspense, entertaining, intense, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: chase, rescue, hostage, police investigation, partners, danger, track down, hostages, car chase, kidnapping, brutality, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Baytown Outlaws (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When three redneck brothers agree to help a woman save her son from an abusive father, they become targets on the run from an odd cast of characters.
Style: rough, semi serious, realistic, humorous, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fight, anti heroes, murder, violence, female killer, vengeance, on the run, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, disorder, rivalry, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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