Movies like Rakshak

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Rakshak (1996)
 5.0
 334
Rakshak (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 164 min.
Story: ASP Raj Sinha is assign with the task of bringing to justice the people who are responsible for printing and circulating fake currency notes. Raj is shocked when he learn that the leader behind this crime is none other than his childhood friend, Raghavan. When Raj confronts Raghavan this angers him and along with the help of his gang he mercilessly murder Raj's mother and his wife, Suman injuring Raj in the process. When Raj recovers from this carnage he plots to destroy Raghavan.
Plot: gangsters, revenge, fight, biker, wedding, police, violence, friendship, hitman, child abduction, betrayal, murder, tough guy, criminal, seduction, doctor, ambulance, hospital, boy, gunfight, dream, rescue, coma, violence against women, brutality ...

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Most similar movies to Rakshak

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, surprise ending, exciting and suspenseful films with plots about gunfight, shot to death, beating, revenge, murder, violence and shot in the head mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Rakshak: Tarazu (1997), Krishna (1996), I Am Wrath (2016), Pokiri (2006), Live by Night (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 624
Tarazu (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Police Inspector Ram Yadav is a honest, handsome, and incorruptible young man. He lives with his sister-in-law, Shakuntala, and elder brother, Raj . A lovely yet petty thief, Pooja admires Ram so much that she moves in to his house in the guise of a ...
Plot: videotaping, gunfight, boss, vigilantism, police officer killed, brother brother relationship, revenge, toys, gangsters, warning, theft, hindu ...
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100%
 5.2
 360
Krishna (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 156 min.
Story: Sunil lives a poor life-style with his mom and sister. His passion is to pilot plane and he goes for training to become a successful pilot, but in the process he got himself entangled in a drug deal which changes his entire concept of life and ...
Plot: brother sister relationship, arrest, fake identity, abduction, suicide, attempted rape, nightmare, decapitation, brothel, assassin, factory, cremation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 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, paranoia, sociopath, corrupt politician, hairdresser, dark hero, governor, husband wife relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 8.0
 14K
Pokiri (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 164 min.
Story: Pandu (Mahesh Babu) is a ruthless mafia man who kills anybody for money. He falls in love with Sruthi (Ileana) at the very first sight. Sruthi too loves Pandu, but hesitates to confess her love to him as he is a reckless criminal. Though a goon, ...
Style: tense, twists and turns, suspense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: gangsters, undercover cop, chase, revenge, fall in love, one against many, tough guy, one man army, love, organized crime, obsession, death of father ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 6.4
 57K
Live by Night (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A story set in the Prohibition Era and centered around a group of individuals and their dealings in the world of organized crime.
Style: neo noir, stylized, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: prohibition, organized crime, betrayal, revenge, gangsters, love, mafia, chase, criminal, friendship, murder, police ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s
Place: florida, boston, miami, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.6
 11K
Triple Threat (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Thailand, China, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A crime syndicate places a hit on a billionaire's daughter, making her the target of an elite assassin squad. A small band of down-and-out mercenaries protects her, fighting tooth and nail to stop the assassins from reaching their target.
Style: intense, brutal, suspense, bloody, surprise ending
Plot: organized crime, hitman, police shootout, mercenary, police, martial arts, fight, captivity, murder, chase, police station, police officer killed ...
Time: 2010s
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
S.W.A.T.: Under Siege (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a D.E.A. and S.W.A.T. cartel takedown ends in a shootout, S.W.A.T. Agent Travis Hall seizes a mysterious prisoner taking him into custody. Before long, the S.W.A.T. compound is under siege by wave-after-wave of assault teams attempting to ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, disturbing, surprise ending ...
Plot: corrupt cop, survival, police, death of friend, chase, murder, police chase, violence, self mutilation, martial arts, spy, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 2010s
Place: seattle, washington state, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 8.2
 12K
Mahaan (2022)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 163 min.
Story: A man's family leaves him when he strays from the path of ideological living in his search for personal freedom. However, as he realizes his ambitions, he also misses the presence of his son in his life. Having fulfilled his dream of becoming a ...
Style: surprise ending, epic, cult film
Plot: celebration, rise to power, jealousy, chase, gang leader, battles, gunfight, gang, friendship, brother brother relationship, bandit, cell phone ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Chain of Command (1994)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Merrill Ross (Michael Dudikoff) is thought to be a C.I.A. agent gone bad and teaming with some other alphabet named agency to take over the oil rich country of Qumir, he finds he's in the middle of a very explosive situation. Not knowing ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: computer cracker, soldier, hotel, violence, male nudity, taekwondo, ak 47, mass murder, cia, oil refinery, corporate conspiracy, chain of command ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Condemned 2 (2015)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A former bounty hunter who finds himself on the run as part of a revamped Condemned tournament, in which convicts are forced to fight each other to the death as part of a game that's broadcast to the public.
Plot: frame up, martial arts, chase, paranoia, betrayal, suspicion, showdown, ambush, tough guy, bomb, murder, brutality ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.9
 35K
Braven (2018)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A logger defends his family from a group of dangerous drug runners.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, serious, twists and turns, scenic ...
Plot: home invasion, mercilessness, cocaine, siege, drug dealer, murder, survival, family in danger, fight to the death, child in peril, wilderness, brutality ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.0
 112K
The Foreigner (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, China, USA, India
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Quan is a humble London businessman whose long-buried past erupts in a revenge-fueled vendetta when the only person left for him to love – his teenage daughter – dies in a senseless act of politically-motivated terrorism. His relentless search ...
Style: suspense, exciting, harsh, surprise ending, neo noir
Plot: revenge, one against many, tough guy, justice, bomb, terrorism, obsession, death of daughter, terrorist, warning, betrayal, mercilessness ...
Time: 2010s
Place: united kingdom, ireland, america, usa, northern ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.4
 22K
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, policewoman, murder, african american, drug dealer, police chase ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new orleans, detroit, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Hard Target 2 (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Forced into a deadly cat-and-mouse game, a disgraced mixed martial arts fighter is hunted through the jungles of Southeast Asia.
Style: suspense, captivating, disturbing, exciting, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle warfare, jungle, tough guy, kickboxer, human prey, soldier, rivalry, anger, paranoia, chase, death threat, martial artist ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: bangkok thailand, burma, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.1
 11K
Extraction (2015)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A former CIA operative is kidnapped by a group of terrorists. When his son learns there is no plan for his father to be saved, he launches his own rescue operation.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: terrorist, death of wife, murder, deception, brutality, rescue, machismo, father son relationship, escape, death, violence, revenge ...
Time: year 2004, year 2005, 2000s, 2010s, 21st century ...
Place: eastern europe, central europe, langley virginia, usa, prague ...
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Sapoot (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Film starring Akshay Kumar, Sunil Shetty and Karisma Kapoor
Plot: rivalry, death of father, brother brother relationship, horse, revenge, rivals, gangsters, death of sister, organized crime, tough guy, two man army, crime boss ...
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52%
 5.1
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Deadly Prey (1987)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of sadistic mercenaries led by Col. John Hogan kidnap Michael Danton from his home, and set him loose on the grounds of their secret camp to be used as training for new recruits. Danton has been called the "most perfect killer ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, manhunt, swamp, chase, survival, rapist, psychopath, fistfight, martial arts, mercenary, gunfight, military ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.3
 2K
Operator (2015)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When the daughter of veteran 911 call center operator Pamela, and her estranged husband Jeremy, a Senior Police Officer, is kidnapped and held hostage, they are left desperate, with no choice but to follow the kidnapper's rules: send messages ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense, psychological, captivating, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, police, hostage, haunted by the past, chaos, criminal, manipulation, betrayal, redemption, violence, revenge, police officer ...
Place: atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 4.9
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The Fire (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Karan is a former soldier. One day when Karan finds out that his father committed suicide in prison after he is falsely charged with a crime, he suspects Ravi Verma, a city attorney who has a wife and a kid. When Karan spots Ravi on the street with ...
Plot: enemy, vigilante, corrupt official, girl, dark hero, loss of wife, husband wife relationship, love, murder, dual role, doctor, death of wife ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Eleventh Hour (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An ex-Navy SEAL, Michael Adams, (Matthew Reese) was captured during a raid to free Japanese prisoners from a North Korean prison camp. He endures the North Koreans torture for three years -- seen only as flashbacks -- then released back into ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense, exciting, disturbing, thought provoking ...
Plot: female agent, vendetta, violence, husband wife relationship, chase, tragic hero, conspiracy, political prisoner, male female relationship, brutality, assassination plot, husband wife estrangement ...
Time: 2000s
Place: korea, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.6
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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: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: firefighter, witness protection, vigilantism, murder, police detective, u.s. marshal, rescue, vengeance, crimes, hidden identity, tough law enforcer, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new orleans, phoenix arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, realistic, serious, exciting, 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, 2010s, 90s, year 1995 ...
Place: europe, french riviera, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Hunter's Prayer (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Germany, Spain, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An assassin forges an unlikely partnership with one of his targets: a woman seeking revenge for the murder of her family.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, surprise ending, neo noir
Plot: assassin, escape, survival, teenage girl, drug addict, escape attempt, betrayal, runaway, teenager, warrior, innocent person killed, rescue ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new york, yorkshire, france, switzerland, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Contract to Kill (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Monaco
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Harmon is a CIA/DEA enforcer investigating Arab terrorists captured in Mexico. With his team--seductive FBI agent Zara and spy-drone pilot Sharp--he flies to Istanbul and uncovers a brutal plot: Islamic extremists plan to use Sonora drug-smuggling ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, touching, suspense
Plot: aikido, martial arts, violence, conspiracy, terrorist plot, secret agents, woman fights a man, fbi agent, paranoia, undercover, hitman, cia agent ...
Time: 2010s
Place: istanbul turkey, el paso texas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.4
 64K
Peppermint (2018)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, 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, drug cartel, corruption, loss of child, one woman army, police corruption, murder, fighting the system, female martial artist, revenge killing, female protagonist ...
Time: year 2012, year 2017, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.0
 4K
Kill Chain (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A hotel room shootout between two assassins kicks off a long night where bodies fall like dominoes, as we follow a chain of crooked cops, gangsters, hitmen, a femme Fatale and an ex-mercenary through a relay of murder, betrayal, revenge and ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, brutal, bloody, rough ...
Plot: vengeance, hitman, professional killer, hotel, gunfight, organized crime, friendship, brutality, police corruption, murderer, corpse, cruelty ...
Place: colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.4
 459
Farz (2001)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Story: Farz 2001 - Sunny Deol
Plot: police partner, terrorist, tough guy, police detective, ambush, bow and arrow, abduction, arm wrestling, factory, hanged man, gunfight, battle of wits ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 3.5
 268
The Blood Bond (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In a war-torn Asian land, peace lies in the hands of the Bagwun, a revered religious leader. When he is wounded in an assassination attempt, his sworn protector, Deva, sets out on a dangerous journey to find the one man who can provide the rare ...
Style: tense, disturbing, intense, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: military, doctor, drunkenness, chase, fear, mentor, revenge, death, car chase, nurse, murder, spy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, damsel in distress, crime boss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: prague, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.5
 771
Crackerjack (1994)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A cop on vacation at a mountain resort comes to the rescue when the resort is taken over by violent criminals.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: mountain, resort, terrorism, heroes, good versus evil, hostage, heist, ski resort, terrorist plot, hostile takeover, female assassin, isolation ...
Time: 90s
Place: east germany, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%