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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, serious, tense, captivating, suspense, rough, realistic
Plot: crimes, track down, chase, vigilantism, danger, dishonesty, security guard, prostitution, promiscuous woman, murder, heroes, hopes, one man army, urban, chases and races, redemption, woman in danger, dehumanization, misled, righting the wronged, rape, prostitute, blonde, female nudity, brothel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about crimes, danger, chases and races, dishonesty, deadly, rivalry and murder mostly in Thriller, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Transparency: Breakout (2013), The Bad Son (2007), Blackhats (2015), Assassins Tale (2013), Masculine (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, tense, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, parents and children, chase, danger, witnessing a crime, siblings relations, crimes, wilderness, murder, prison, family relations, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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95%
Across the Line: The Exodus of Charlie Wright (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The story centers on Charlie, a Los Angeles billionaire financial whiz who goes into self-imposed exile in Tijuana after his empire is revealed to have been a Ponzi scheme. While looking for the woman he abandoned there 25 years before, Charlie is ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, track down, crimes, rivalry, danger, on the run, police corruption, law enforcement, vengeance, special agents, crime, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, mexico, los angeles, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 5.6
 212
The Bad Son (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The women in a Seattle serial killer's life often had an unpleasant way of turning up dead - from his girlfriend to his mother-in-law to his second wife. The police and FBI knew who the killer was, but were never prepared to face a bizarre ...
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, injustice, dishonesty, law enforcement, life is a bitch, parents and children, danger, mother son relationship, murder, crime, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.1
 31
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: serious, rough, exciting, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, going straight, rivalry, chase, crimes, track down, deadly, danger, assassination attempt, chases and races, starting over, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Assassins Tale (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three assassins deal with life, love, addiction and trust as each tries to find the answers to a better life. Together, they prove to be the most trustworthy in this tangled web of murder, greed, friendship and betrayal.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: hitman, crimes, destiny, deadly, dishonesty, betrayal, danger, murder, violence, lone wolves, crime, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.3
 11K
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Plot: chase, police investigation, danger, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, track down, crimes, female protagonist, female detective, riddles and clues, chases and races, child in peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 3.3
 621
Ten Dead Men (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: You can’t outrun your past. That is the extremely painful lesson that Ryan (Brendan Carr)is learning right now, as spectres of his past life of crime have returned to haunt him, destroying the only person he holds dear, and nearly killing him in ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, crimes, gangsters, danger, rivalry, betrayal, murder, haunted by the past, chase, starting over, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 2.3
 440
Death Toll (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: New Orleans has the No. 1 per capita murder rating in the nation. A decade earlier the city was dubbed the "Murder Capital of the Country." Drugs and violence controlled the streets, taking a toll on the city's law enforcement, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, street gang, undercover, law enforcement, fighting crime, deadly, police corruption, police investigation, danger, partners against crime, track down, partners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough
Plot: one man army, investigation, crimes, track down, law enforcement, dishonesty, danger, life is a bitch, martial arts, brutality, violence, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle washington, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, criminal heroes, track down, uncover truth, crimes, dishonesty, small town, police shootout, memory loss, profanity, chases and races, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Lies & Illusions (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a menacing smuggler coolly insists that best-selling author Wes Wilson take a chauffeured backseat ride with him, Wilson's charmed life explodes into a world of violence and espionage, and he learns shocking truths about two women in his ...
Style: serious, exciting, tense, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: crimes, espionage, murder, thief, diamonds, on the run, chase, rivalry, danger, kidnapping, tough heroes, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, deadly, tough heroes, special agents, confined, crimes, heroes, tough guy, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, vancouver british columbia canada, vancouver, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.1
 3K
Mea Culpa (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Franck and Simon are both good cops. They work as partners. But their lives take a tailspin when Simon, driving drunk, causes a tragic car wreck. A few years later, out of the police, he is forced to take matters into his own hands when his family ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, partners, vigilantism, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, danger, witnessing a crime, graphic violence, life turned upside down, murder, car accident ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, south of france
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48%
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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: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, heist, rivalry, danger, life turned upside down, on the run, going straight, dishonesty, graphic violence, chases and races, criminal heroes, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Assassins' Code (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A corporate assassination forces opportunistic double agents from three nations to fight to retrieve a high-tech computer disk containing schematics for a deadly weapon.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, crimes, hitman, working undercover, danger, dishonesty, rivalry, undercover, vengeance, haunted by the past, deadly, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
A Dangerous Man (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After serving 6 years for a crime he didn't commit, Shane Daniels is released from jail with an apology from the State of Arizona. Within hours of his freedom, he unluckily bears witness to a cop killing by Chinese mafia who have a kidnapped ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: profanity, crimes, danger, rivalry, confined, gangsters, heroes, one man army, martial arts, nudity (full frontal - brief), chinese, police officer killed ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, nightclub, on the run, law enforcement, investigation, gangsters, protagonist as suspect, crimes, heroes, dishonesty, tough heroes, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Power of Few (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Spies, cops and armed children cross paths on a day of danger, mystery and possible transformation. Five unusual characters are unknowingly connected to an extraordinary smuggling operation, as religious conspiracy collides with urban crime.
Style: serious, tense, captivating, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: conspiracy, crimes, escapades, mystery, religions or cults, drugs/alcohol, medicine, multiple storylines, collision, danger, crime, obsessive quest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Surveillance (2006)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of an security guard whose spotless record at crime prevention marks the horrifying reality of deception, blackmail and murder.
Style: tense, psychological, serious, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, psychopath, danger, murder, dishonesty, mystery, manipulation, rivalry, security guard, police, obsession, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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43%
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Never Forget (2008)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A man (Phillips) who wakes up with amnesia also finds his supposed friend has accused him of murder.
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, exciting, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, amnesia, rock, memory loss, puzzle, riddles and clues, who done it, in the woods, false accusation, on the run, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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41%
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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, realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, gangsters, crimes, danger, assassination, corrupt law enforcer, honest law enforcer, corruption, criminal heroes, deadly, dishonesty, politics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: the philippines, asia, manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: rough, serious, psychological, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: chase, manhunt, crimes, mind game, survival, danger, rich and poor, life turned upside down, on the run, deadly, betrayal, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: edinburgh scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, tense
Plot: on the run, chases and races, crimes, gangsters, danger, redemption, witness protection, murder, violence, crime, woman in danger, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Wrong Side of Town (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ex-Navy Seal Bobby Kalinowski lives a quiet, peaceful life as a landscape architect in an LA suburb with his wife Dawn and 16 year old daughter Brianna. Tonight they are invited out for an evening on the town by new neighbors clay and Elise Freeman ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, survival, danger, dishonesty, revenge, kidnapping, architect, nightclub owner, self defense, abduction, nudity (full frontal - brief), drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Agent Hamilton: But Not If It Concerns Your Daughter (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Swedish intelligence officer Carl Hamilton's 7-year-old goddaughter Nathalie is kidnapped. When the kidnapping's underlying motive becomes known, the Swedish authorities assume a passive role, forcing Hamilton to action. With the help of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: terrorism, rescue, kidnapping, deadly, danger, track down, heroes, law enforcement, crimes, special agents, assassination attempt, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
People Mountain People Sea (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A story of vengeance set in China’s wild Southwest, where brutality can be the norm rather than the exception.
Style: realistic, serious, contemplative, tense, captivating ...
Plot: vengeance, obsession, track down, redemption, murder, poverty, crimes, journey, danger, rivalry, mountain, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, quarry
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Assassins Run (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Maya becomes the target of the Russian mafia after her husband, a successful American businessman, is killed.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, prison life, rescue, gangsters, ballet, frame up, kidnapping, betrayal, confined, crimes, track down, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, saint petersburg, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.8
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Lila & Eve (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Lila, a grief-stricken mother reeling from her son’s murder, attends a support group where she meets Eve, who urges her to take matters into her own hands to track down her son’s killers.
Style: tense, serious, exciting, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: murder, vengeance, track down, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, hidden identity, graphic violence, female bonding, organized crime, female protagonist, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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, police detective, law enforcement, crimes, partners against crime, confined, hopes, danger, deadly, tough heroes, profanity, child in peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.6
 1K
The Killer (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A cold-blooded contract killer hires the services of a cab driver for a full night. He forces the driver to go around Dubai as he keeps finishing off witnesses scheduled to testify against a gangster.
Style: tense, suspense, psychological, twists and turns, captivating ...
Plot: hitman, hostage, crimes, danger, deadly, chase, taxi driver, killings, murder, criminal, confined, murderer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, dubai
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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