Movies like Transparency

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Transparency (2010)
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Transparency (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Five years ago David's life came undone when his young daughter fell victim to a brutal attack. The subsequent emotional fallout cost him his marriage and his job. Handicapped by guilt and anguish David abandoned his past and alienated himself. He took a second rate job as a security guard and plodded on - his wounds concealed but unhealed. All it would take is a scratch for them to open wide and consume him.... During a routine security inspection, David discovers a young Serbian girl stowed in the cab of a truck. Her sister and other girls have been murdered - all victims of a perfidious human trafficking racket. She pleads for his help. This is his chance at retribution. This time he will champion the young girl that places her trust in him. But David is taking on Goliath and he has his back against the wall and a gun at his head. Enlisting the help of a woman's refuge counselor, David embarks on a do or die mission to save the girl.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: crimes, heroes, track down, chase, hopes, danger, vigilantism, one man army, urban, chases and races, dishonesty, redemption, woman in danger, dehumanization, righting the wronged, misled, rape, prostitute, blonde, female nudity, prostitution, brothel, forced prostitution, one night stand, rape victim ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Transparency

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about crimes, chases and races, danger, crime, dishonesty, rivalry and law enforcement mostly in Thriller, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like Transparency: Masculine (2014), House of the Rising Sun (2011), The Killing Machine (2010), Swelter (2014), Breakout (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.3
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Masculine (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Meet Shivani Shivaji Roy, Senior Inspector, Crime Branch, Mumbai Police, as she sets out to confront the mastermind behind the child trafficking mafia, which makes the mistake of kidnapping and smuggling a teenage girl who is like a daughter to her. ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Plot: police investigation, chase, danger, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, crimes, track down, female detective, female protagonist, riddles and clues, chases and races, sex trafficking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
House of the Rising Sun (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ray, an ex-cop, is starting a new life looking to stay out of trouble. One evening, on Ray's watch, the nightclub he works for is robbed and the owner's son is shot dead. As his criminal past is exposed Ray hunts for the person responsible ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, nightclub, heroes, investigation, tough heroes, on the run, protagonist as suspect, gangsters, chases and races, crime, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
The Killing Machine (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Trained KGB assassin, EDWARD GENN (code name ICARUS), worked years ago as a sleeper agent in America. But when the Soviet Union collapsed, he quickly found himself in a foreign country with no one to trust. Determined to escape his muddled ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kgb, one man army, secret identity, danger, tough heroes, deadly, special agents, crimes, confined, murder, tough guy, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, vancouver british columbia canada, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 4.5
 3K
Swelter (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ten years after their casino heist, four escaped convicts trace their former partner to a desert town, where he is now a lawman with no memory of his criminal past.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, uncover truth, track down, betrayal, small town, dishonesty, crimes, police shootout, memory loss, chases and races, police officer, police officer killed ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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 4.1
 2K
Breakout (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A pair of criminals try to track down the kids who witnessed them commit a murder in the woods.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, parents and children, chase, danger, siblings relations, wilderness, witnessing a crime, crimes, murder, prison, death, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 4.3
 2K
Sacrifice (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A tough undercover cop inadvertently gets involved in a dangerous heroin ring when a young defector of the drug trade leaves his five year-old sister in his care.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, partners against crime, crimes, police detective, law enforcement, danger, tough heroes, deadly, confined, hopes, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
New Town Killers (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two private bankers, Alistair and Jamie, who have the world at their feet get their kicks from playing a 12 hour game of hunt, hide and seek with people from the margins of society. Their next target is Sean Macdonald a parentless teenager who lives ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Plot: chase, manhunt, crimes, mind game, survival, rich and poor, danger, on the run, deadly, life turned upside down, betrayal, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: edinburgh scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.0
 29
Blackhats (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: "blackhats" is about a reformed, hot-tempered bounty hunter, whom, finds his new harmonious life as a Fugitive Recovery Agent threatened, when he must track down a group of cyber hackers before they are assassinated by a rival bounty ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, track down, going straight, crimes, chases and races, uninhibited rivalry, danger, assassination attempt, deadly, rivalry, chase, starting over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 6K
A Dark Truth (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the jungles of Ecuador, blood taints the waters. A multinational conglomerate's unholy alliance with a bloodthirsty military regime has resulted in a massacre. Only the rebel Francisco Franco and his determined wife Mia can prove the truth. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: corruption, uncover truth, corporate crimes, state affairs, life is a bitch, injustice, legal, danger, dishonesty, testimony, cia, jungle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, ecuador, latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.7
 1K
Pressed (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Brian, (Luke Goss, DEATH RACE 2, HELLBOY II) is desperately trying to seek a "quick fix" business deal that will put him back on top financially after being let go from his executive position at one of the top investment firms. Brian ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: dishonesty, disorder, cons and scams, crimes, crime, drug dealing
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Johan Falk: Organizatsija Karayan (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Johan Falk's stepdaughter Nina has gotten in contact with her biological father, Orjan, discovering that he is in debt to an Estonian construction company in Gothenburg, leading to Nina's kidnapping.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, rough
Plot: urban, police investigation, law enforcement, chase, danger, chases and races, crimes, gangsters, crime, tough law enforcer, organized crime, police procedural
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 3.5
 712
Dead Drop (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After surviving a fall from a plane 3000-feet over the ocean, a former CIA operative turned government contractor re-infiltrates a dangerous North Mexican drug trafficking ring to find his own killer. With his memory unraveling, he descends into a ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, crimes, danger, betrayal, working undercover, chases and races, tough heroes, dishonesty, master criminal, vengeance, one man army, car chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Stool Pigeon (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Living in the guilt of sacrificing his informant in a previous operation, Criminal Intelligence Inspector Don Lee is wary when his superior orders him to send another informant to spy on the criminal operations of Barbarian, a vicious gangster ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, working undercover, danger, betrayal, urban, hopes, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, fighting crime, police detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.0
 2K
On the Job (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 118 min.
Story: On The Job is about the ambitions and passions of four men trying to make a living, for themselves and their families. It shows the parallels between two prison inmates who are contract killers, and the two agents of the law investigating the ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, crimes, criminal heroes, gangsters, danger, urban, assassination, crime, chases and races, deadly, in-laws, honest law enforcer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, the philippines, manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.6
 2K
Tell (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ethan Tell is a small time crook who makes a big-time score when he steals 1 million dollars. Ironically, his life radically changes for the worst when he discovers that stealing the money was the easy part and he now must keep his partner, his ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, dishonesty, going straight, chases and races, criminal heroes, crimes, crime, rivalry, on the run, danger, life turned upside down
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Avenging Angel (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Molly, former baby prostitute "Angel" from Sunset Boulevard, has managed to leave her street life with help of Lt. Andrews. She studies law at an university and aims to become attorney. When she learns that Andrews was shot during a failed ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, necrophiliac ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hollywood, vigilantism, vengeance, urban, lone wolves, deadly, tough heroes, track down, chases and races, crime, gangsters, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Absolute Killers (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Thriller - Johnny Graham, raised by the Torino crime family after the death of his parents, is repeatedly torn between loyalty to his adoptive family and his conscience. - Edward Furlong, Grace Johnston, Meat Loaf
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: danger, woman in danger, on the run, crime, gangsters, crimes, chases and races, district attorney, witness protection, new identity, gun, bullet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.8
 851
Newsmakers (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia, Sweden
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A gang of crooks robbing cash collectors, run into a police surveillance team and the inadequate police response results in a gunfight. A TV crew on assignment in the area happens to capture this humiliation on camera, and this example of police ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, criminal heroes, crime, track down, crimes, criminal's revenge, journalism, media, chases and races, manipulations, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 4.7
 3K
The Stranger (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Pro wrestling legend Steve Austin stars as a man with no name, no memory and absolutely nothing left to lose. But when he finds himself hunted by both the FBI and the Russian mob, this amnesiac decides to fight back. Pursuit cannot stop him. Torture ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: one man army, investigation, memory loss, life is a bitch, chases and races, crimes, track down, rivalry, danger, dishonesty, law enforcement, dirty cop ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.4
 793
Ready 2 Die (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After a violent bank robbery, the trio of hoods make their way across East L.A. carrying a blood-soaked bag of money. When word gets out, they must fend off gangs and crooked cops alike as they strive to keep the loot and stay alive.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, gang, chase, crimes, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, heist, haunted by the past, gangsters, crime, chases and races, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.3
 273
Marked Man (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A jailed auto mechanic must run for his life after he witnesses the murder of a fellow inmate by two prison guards.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: murder, frame up, chase, hunted, confined, life is a bitch, chases and races, wrongfully committed, righting the wronged, crimes, criminal heroes, crime ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.2
 543
Firestorm (2001)
Genre: Drama, Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Hoping to make a killing on the insurance money, oil refinery owner Wendell Mays decides to burn the place to the ground. His greed endangers the lives of the entire town as the fireball creates a spreading inferno threatens to engulf the entire ...
Style: serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hospital, hotel, escapades, crimes, heroes, chases and races, chaos, police investigation, danger, race against time, law enforcement, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Witness Files (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A former actress, unjustly sent to prison eight years earlier, is forced to testify against a mafia hit man.
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious
Plot: mystery, chase, danger, woman in danger, police detective, on the run, false accusation, legal, law enforcement, deadly, dishonesty, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Movie in collections
Fist of the Warrior (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: First-class assassin Lee Choe (Pak) has spent years working for the mob. When his handler turns on him by killing his girlfriend and framing him for the murder, Lee stops at nothing to seek revenge. He fights back with a vengeance and violently ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, vengeance, martial arts, redemption, betrayal, tough law enforcer, crime, chases and races, blind ambition, criminal heroes, track down, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Black Angel Vol. 1 (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Tokyo is a dark technopolis, a city of faceless chrome and cold marble. It is ruled by Nogi, a yakuza boss specializing in drugs and murder. He gained absolute power by executing the former boss and marrying his daughter, Chiaki. Only the mysterious ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: girls with guns, femme fatale, rape and revenge, murder, gang, chase, rivalry, gangsters, destiny, hitman, danger, urban ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Caught in the Crossfire (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two detectives investigating a gang-related find themselves targeted by both gang members and crooked cops.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, crime, police investigation, investigation, police detective, police corruption, crimes, urban, gang, law enforcement, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
In the Line of Duty: Manhunt in the Dakotas (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: From the "In the Line of Duty" made-for-television movie series, Manhunt in the Dakotas (also known as 'The Twilight Murders') is based on the true story of cop-killer/white supremacist Gordon Kahl.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, captivating, exciting, rough ...
Plot: racism, crimes, murder, government agency, law enforcement, rivalry, manhunt, crime, special agents, track down, danger, chases and races ...
Place: usa, north dakota, south dakota
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.5
 2K
Inside Out (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: For the last thirteen years AJ (Triple H) has been behind bars, convicted of manslaughter for killing a man who intended to kill his best friend, Jack (Michael Rapaport). Now released, AJ wants nothing more than to start a small business and live a ...
Style: rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friends, family relations, forced into action, one last chance, buddies, disorder, race against time, woman in danger, danger, tough heroes, starting over, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Butcher's Son (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Dominican Republic
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A cop works against his country's corrupt government in order to find justice on a case.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, crimes, hitman, dishonesty, political corruption, betrayal, haunted by the past, uncover truth, life is a bitch, danger, vigilantism, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 3.9
 187
Madso's War (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A power vacuum develops when the top mob boss flees a federal indictment.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, gangsters, crime, criminal heroes, uninhibited rivalry, drugs/alcohol, urban, rivalry, treasure hunt, female nudity, betrayal, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%